By Mustapha Adamu
Zamfara State Governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle has dissolved the board of Zamfara State Muslim Pilgrims Board.
This is contained in a statement by Special Adviser Public Enlightenment, media and Communication Zailani Bappa.
The Public Relations officer of Zamfara State Muslim Pilgrims Boards confirmed the development to Hajj Reporters on Thursday.
He said all boards and principal office holders, along with state executive council and principal political appointees in the state are affected.
The statement added that 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.
See the statement below
GOVERNOR BELLO MOHAMMED DISSOLVES STATE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL, PRINCIPAL POLITICAL APPOINTEES.
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.
His Excellency, however, directs that this dissolution does not affect Commissions provided for by the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
In view of this directive, all Honorable Commissioners would hand over affairs of their ministries to their respective permanent secretaries, except Ministry of Security and Home Affairs which will be overseen by Rtd DIG Mohammed Ibrahim Tsafe. Chairmen of Commissions and Boards are hereby directed to hand over to their most senior directors. The Head of Service will oversee the Office of the Secretary to the State Government.
Special Adviser Public Enlightenment, media and Communications.
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