Gov Bago sacks Political Appointees,asks them to handover

Niger State Governor, Mohammed Umar Bago has directed immediate termination of the appointment of all Political Appointees.

A statement issued by Aishatu T. Usman, Permanent Secretary, Political Affairs, SSG’s Office revealed that those affected by the termination include, Directors General, Coordinators, Project Managers, Senior Special Assistants, Special Assistants, Political Assistants, Ward Ambassadors and Personal Assistants to Political Appointees.
According to the Permanent Secretary, “statutory Commissions and Niger State and Local Government Pension Boards are exempted from the termination, stressing that they should continue to hold office as stipulated by relevant laws governing their appointments.”
The statement ordered the Political appointees to hand over the affairs of their Offices to the Permanent Secretary or most senior Officer in their respective agencies.

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