Niger Gov Dissolves Cabinet, Commends Former Commissioners


By Laleye Dipo in Minna

The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, Monday night dissolved the state executive council and directed all commissioners to hand over the affairs of their ministries to their permanent secretaries.

He also directed all other political appointees to do same and hand over to the most senior civil servant in their departments or agencies.

Governor Bello, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary Jibrin Baba Ndace early Tuesday commended the members of the Executive Council and special advisers for a job well done and further directed that all handover and taking over should be perfected on or before 12 mid-night of Tuesday.

Addressing the valedictory session of the council after a meeting that lasted for almost seven hours, the governor expressed his appreciation to council members for offering themselves for service of the state at a crucial period like this.

“I want to express my profound gratitude…

Source: Thisday Newspaper