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Nigeria: Governor El-Rufai Sacks Board Chairmen, Political Appointees

By Mohammad Ibrahim

Kaduna (Nigeria) – Governor of Kaduna State, northwest nigeria, Nasir El-Rufai has dissolved heads of all Boards, Parastatals and Agencies in the state.

Similarly, all political appointees, including chief executives that are not civil servants, have also been relieved of their appointments with immediate effect.

This was contained in a statement signed by Secretary to State Government, Balarabe Abbas Lawal made available to newsmen in the state.

According to the statement, the directive includes sole administrators of all the 23 local government areas of the state.

Others are Secretaries of Development Areas appointed by previous administration.

Special Advisers and Special Assistants were also affected by the notice.

The notice directs most senior officials in the affected parastatals and agencies to take over affairs of such places until further instructions were issued.

Security agents and all public servants have been advised to treat any of the affected persons who purports to still be in office as a trespasser indulging in unauthorised entry.

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