Kogi: Governor Bello sacks state political boards, parastatals appointees


Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello has ordered the dissolution of government boards and parastatals.

Bello, who issued the directive through his Chief of Staff, Edward Onoja, on Friday also ordered all political appointees, members of boards and parastatals to handover to the immediate most senior officers in their offices with immediate effect in their respective offices.

The governor said the development become imperative to enable the new administration commence the restructuring of the boards and parastatals where necessary and also to help take stock of the state of the boards with a view to commence the process of re-positioning them through new hands for efficiency and service to the people.

The directive however, does not affect three statutory boards and the state Accountant General.

The boards not affected are: Judicial Service Commission, Civil Service Commission and the, State Independent Electoral Commission.

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