Bauchi Governor dissolves cabinet, SSG, CoS, Commissioners sacked
The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed has dissolved the State Executive Council, sacking the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Sabiu Baba and the Chief of Staff (CoS) Government House, Dr. Ladan Salihu in the process.
Other affected by the dissolution, which takes immediate effect, are all Special advisers and commissioners.
Announcing the development in a statement, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media, Mukhtar Gidado said:
“The Governor has approved with immediate effect the dissolution of members of the State Executive Council and other political appointees that include, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), the Chief of Staff (COS) Government House and all Special advisers.
“Advisers on Security, National and State Assembly Liaison, Social Investment and Special Adviser Media and Publicity are retained.
“All Commissioners are to handover the affairs of their ministries to their respective permanent secretaries, while the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), the Chief of Staff (COS) Government House and other affected Special Advisers are to handover to the most senior permanent Secretary in the Government House who is equally directed to take inventory of government property.”