From AMEDU JOSEPH, Lokoja
The Kogi State Governor; Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has sacked some categories of political office holders under his administration.
The affected officers are to hand over to the most senior civil servant in their respective Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. (Mrs) Folashade Arike Ayoade and made available to journalists in Lokoja, noted that the following categories are exempted from the above directive for now;
This included “all commissioners, Director-General (Government House Administration), direct aides of the Governor, direct aides of the Deputy Governor, aides of the Chief of Staff, aides of Her Excellency, the Wife of the Governor and the aides of her Excellency, the Wife of the Deputy Governor.
The statement further indicated, the Head of Service, Auditor-General for State and Local Government and Chairman and Members of statutory Commissions are also not affected by the directive.
According to the statement those that were shown their way out include; Special Advisers, Senior Special Assistants and Special Assistants
The statement also said that handing over process MUST be concluded on Tuesday , 3rd December, 2019.
The statement while wishing them all the best in their future endeavors appreciated their immense contributions to the development of the state throughout their period of service.