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Cabinet dissolution: Some Commissioner, aides escape Gov Sule’s battle

Cabinet dissolution: Some Commissioner, aides escape Gov Sule’s battle

From Faith Awa Maji


Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has announced the approval of the dissolution of the State Executive Council with effect from Monday, 30th August 2021, in view of the exigency of a Ministry, a Commissioner, some SAs and SSAs have escaped the Governor’s hammer.

Notable among are the State Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Dr. Abdulkarim Abubakar Kana.

“The dissolution of the State Executive Council does not affect the State Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice, Dr. Abdulkarim Abubakar Kana considering the exigency of the Ministry of Justice.

Also, not affected by Governor Sule’s battle are Special Advisers to the Governor, Special Duties; Alhassan Murtala Lamus, Youth and Sports; Yakubu Kwanta and, NGOs and Development Partners, Mrs Munira Abdullahi.

Others are Senior Special Assistants Muhammad Abubakar Muhammad, Senior Special Assistant, office of the Executive Governor; Abubakar Murtala Mohammed, Senior Special Assistant, Sustainable Development Goals; Sani Haruna Sani, Senior Special Assistant, Bureau for Information Communication Technology; Yusuf Jibrin Mai’anguwa, Senior Special Assistant, Liaison Office Abuja; Imran Usman Jibrin, Senior Special Assistant/ Focal Person, Humanitarian Services; Ms. Margret Elayo, Senior Special Assistant, Primary Healthcare Development; Mu’azu A. Gosho, Senior Special Assistant, office of the Secretary to the Government of Nasarawa State among others.

According to the Secretary to Nasarawa State Government, Barr. Muhammad Ubandoma
Aliyu, all the Personal Assistants have been retained, except
Abdullahi Musa who has been relieved of his appointment.

“By this development, all outgoing Commissioners are hereby directed to handover the affairs of their Ministries and all Government property in their possession to the Permanent Secretaries of their respective Ministries. Special Advisers and other political appointees affected by the dissolution should handover the affairs of their respective offices and Government property in their possession to the most Senior Government Official in their organization.”

The Governor expressed appreciation to the outgoing Commissioners, Special Advisers and other aides for the services rendered to the Government and people of Nasarawa State.