Zamfara State Governmor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle


Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara state has dissolved the State Executive Council with immediate effect.

This was contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on
Public Enlightenment, Media and Communications Malam Zailani Bappa in Gusau.

According to the statement, Secretary to the State Government, the Chief of Staff, and Deputy Chief of Staff are also relieved of their appointments, while others include all Chairmen and members of the state Commissions and Boards of various agencies are also dissolved.

It however, directs that the dissolution does not affect Commissions provided for by the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

In view of this directive, all Commissioners are directed to hand over affairs of their ministries to their respective permanent secretaries, except Ministry of Security and Home Affairs which will be oversee by retired DIG Mohammed Ibrahim Tsafe.

Chairmen of Commissions and Boards are hereby directed to hand over to most senior directors while the head of service will oversee the Office of the Secretary to the State Government.