By Mohammed Munirat Nasir:
Zamfara state governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle has sacked the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Bala Bello, the Chief of Staff, Colonel Bala Mande, Deputy Chief of Staff, Dr Bashir Mary and all commissioners with immediate effect.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Special Adviser Public Enlightenment, media and Communications, Malam Zailani Bappa
“His Excellency, Dr Bello Mohammed (Matawallen Maradun, Barden Hausa, Shattiman Sakkwato) has today, 31st May, 2021, dissolved the State Executive Council with immediate effect,.
“The Secretary to the State Government, the Chief of Staff, and the Deputy Chief of Staff are also relieved of their respective appointments as well as all Chairmen and members of the state Commissions and Boards of various agencies are also dissolved,” he said.
Bappa said all sacked commissioners are to hand over affairs of their ministries to their respective Permanent Secretaries, except Ministry of Security and Home Affairs which will be overseen by DIG Mohammed Ibrahim Tsafe (Rtd).
“All Chairmen and members of the state Commissions and Boards of various agencies are also dissolved.
“His Excellency, however, directs that this dissolution does not affect Commissions provided for by the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” he said.
Bappa added that chairmen of Commissions and Boards are to hand over to their most senior directors.
“The Head of Service will oversee the Office of the Secretary to the State Government,” he said.