Matawalle sacks D-Gs, SAs, creates 3 new ministries in Zamfara

Zamfara State Gov. Bello Matawalle

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Thursday approved the sacking of all Directors-General and Special Advisers in the state.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Bala Bello, and made available to newsmen in Gusau on Thursday.

“In accordance with restructuring exercise, His Excellency has relieved all Special Advisers of their appointments.

“Similarly all the Directors-General are hereby dropped to enable for the proper reorganisation of the existing directorates.

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“Accordingly, both the Special Advisers and the Directors General are hereby directed to hand over the affairs of their organisations to the accounting officers, or the Directors of Administration of their respective directorates, as the case may be,” the statement reads in part.

Similarly, the SSG said, the governor had approved the establishment of three additional ministries bringing to 22 the total number of ministries in the state.

The new ministries are the Ministry of Arts, Culture and Tourism, the Ministry of Higher Education, and the Ministry for Social and Community Development. (NAN)

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