Nasarawa Governor sacks political appointees ahead of May 29

In preparation for his exit from office come May 29, Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Al-Makura, has disengaged all his political appointees.

This was announced by the governor, during an expanded state executive council meeting on Wednesday in Lafia.

Al-Makura explained that the decision was to ensure a seamless transition from his administration to the incoming administration of Abdullahi Sule.

However, he stated that some appointees handling critical position that has to do with the day-to-day running of government would maintain their positions until May 29.

All Commissioners were therefore instructed to tidy up their hand over notes and submit same to him on or before May 20.

The governor said the handing over notes would be a guiding document to their successor.

He explained that even after submitting the hand over notes, all the commissioners would remain on their desks until May 29.

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“We came together and we shall leave together.

“We would all work relentlessly towards a seamless and exciting transition to the new administration,” Al-Makura added.

The Governor thanked the appointees for their support, attributing the success story of his administration to their commitment, doggedness and resilience.

He urged the people to accord his successor the same support in whatever capacity they found themselves in order to take the state to the next level.

Responding on behalf of the aides, Mr David Ayewa, a Senior Special Assistant to the Governor, thanked the governor for giving them the opportunity to serve the state.

He also pledged their unalloyed support to the incoming administration to be inaugurated on May 29.

Al-Makura who has served two terms as governor of the state was elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

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