Mohammed Bala the Governor of Bauchi State on Wednesday, June 9, dissolved the State’s Executive Council.
Information reaching newsmen say the dissolution of the government officials is with immediate effect.
Those executive council members disengaged include the Secretary to the State Government, Sabi’u Baba; the governor’s Chief of Staff, Ladan Salihu, 21 Commissioners, and Special Advisers.
The termination of appointment was contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media, Mukhtar Gidado.
The statement reads in part “ 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.”