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Gov Obaseki sacks all 264 assistants




The governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki has sacked all his assistants, about 264 of them.

The sacked assistants were the 192 Special Assistants (SAs) he appointed from each ward in the state and the 54 Senior Special Assistants (SSAs) which comprised three persons from each local government areas of the state.

Also sacked were the 18 Special Assistants (females) he appointed on gender.

According to a letter signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Barrister Osarodion Ogie, the sacking was with immediate effect.

Ogie said the governor’s action was in line with moves to reorganise governance structure to enhance efficient service delivery to Edo people.

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He asked dismissed appointees to hand over government properties in their possession.

The letter added that the governor would within 30 days announce fresh appointments.

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