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Thursday, 28th May, 2020
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Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello sacks Political appointees
Dec 02, 2019
Source: CEOAFRICA NEWS: Reported By: Anuoluwapo Oloruntola

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has on Monday directed all political office holders to hand over to the most senior civil servant in their ministry, department and agency (MDA).

The statement signed and issued by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr Folashade Arike Ayoade notes that the following categories are exempted from the directive for now.

“All honourable commissioners, Director-General (Government House Administration)

“Direct Aides of the Governor

Direct aides of the Deputy Governor

Aides of the Chief of Staff

Aides of Her Excellency, the Wife of the Governor and the aides of her Excellency, the Wife of the Deputy Governor.”

The statement further stated that the “Head of Service, Auditor-General for state and Local Government and Chairman and Members of statutory Commissions are not affected by the above directive.

“The handing over process MUST be concluded on Tuesday, 3rd December 2019.

“Copies of the handing over notes should be forwarded to the office of the Secretary to the Government of Kogi State in soft and hard copies.

“The Government of the New Direction appreciates the affected officials for their immense contributions to the development of the state.” the statement added.

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