Governor Matawalle Dissolves Cabinet

Zamfara State Governor Matawalle
Zamfara State Governor Matawalle

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle, has approved the dissolution of the State Executive Council and principal political appointees with immediate effect.

The Secretary to the State Government, the Chief of Staff, and the Deputy Chief of Staff have also been relieved of their respective appointments.

All Chairmen and members of the state Commissions and Boards of various agencies have also been sent packing.

However, the dissolution does not affect Commissions provided for by the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“In view of these directives, all Honorable Commissioners would hand over affairs of their ministries to their respective permanent secretaries, except Ministry of Security and Home Affairs which would be overseen by Rtd DIG Mohammed Ibrahim Tsafe.

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“Chairmen of Commissions and Boards are hereby directed to hand over to their most senior directors.

“The Head of Service would oversee the Office of the Secretary to the State Government,” the statement read.