Jigawa govt tells civil servants interested in politics to resign

Jigawa govt tells civil servants interested in politics to resign

The Jigawa Government has directed civil servants in the state that are interested in partisan politics to resign their appointments.

Alhaji Sabo Abdu, the permanent secretary, Office of the State Head of the Civil Service, gave the directive in a statement issued in Dutse, NAN reports.

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Legit.ng gathers that Abdu said government had noticed that some civil servants were participating in partisan politics ahead of the 2019 general elections.

He, therefore, advised the civil servants to always adhere to the civil service rules and regulations.

Some civil servants aspiring for elective positions in the 2019 general elections have pasted their campaign posters in some parts of the state.

They placed such posters on streets light poles, buildings and electric poles, among other strategic points.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, called on Nigerians, including civil servants, to register with the political parties of their choice to improve the quality of governance in the country.

The deputy Senate president, who made the call at the inauguration of the ‘Responsive Political Party Programme in Nigeria’ by the International Republican Institute in Abuja, also called for the use of electronic voting for party primaries to make them more transparent and credible.

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Source: Legit.ng

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