Updated – Bauchi: Bala sacks SSG, CoS, commissioners

Bauchi state Governor Bala Mohammed on Wednesday dissolved his cabinet, including the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Chief of Staff (CoS), all commissioners and special advisers, except four holding essential offices.

This was announced in a press release signed by the special adviser to the governor on media, Mukhtar Gidado and issued to journalists.

According to the release, the four advisers spared are those on media, security, social investments and national and state assembly liaison.

The governor, according to the statement, directed the dissolved commissioners to hand over government property at their disposal to the permanent secretaries of their respective ministries while the SSG and chief of staff should hand over to the most senior permanent secretary in Government House.

The governor thanked all the former cabinet members for their selfless services to the state and wished them well in their future endeavours.