- Governor Tambuwal of Sokoto state has dissolved his cabinet
- Tambuwal while dissolved the cabinet said his administration ensured transparency and accountable transactions which allow him to sleep well
- The Sokoto state governor, however begged the people of the state to forgive him for any of his decisions they found wrong
Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Tuesday, may 28, dissolved the State Executive Council and disengaged other appointed political office holders in the state.
Tambuwal wished the ex-council members well and prayed for their successes in future endeavours.
He said this in his valedictory session with the state council where he commended members of the cabinet for their services to the state in different capacities, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Tambuwal recalled that in July 2018 he dissolved the executive members when he decamped from All Progressives Congress (APC) to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying he did not force any member to join him.
He said that his administration ensured transparency and accountable transactions which allow him to sleep well.
“I can sleep well because I ran a transparent government and I can give account of any action I have taken.
“As human, I may have offended some of you, I beg for forgiveness.
“On behalf of the council, I seek for forgiveness of the entire Sokoto people on any of my decision they found wrong,” Tambuwal said.
The governor dissolved the executive council members, which included commissioners, special advisers and special assistants.
Earlier, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prof. Bashir Garba, Head of Service, Dr Buhari Bello, Commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Sa’idu Umar, Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Suleiman Usman SAN, Commissioner for Basic Secondary Education, Prof. A’isha Madawaki related their experiences.
They thanked the governor for giving them the opportunities to serve the state in various capacities and wished him the protection of God in his second tenure.
In a related development, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue on Monday, May 27, also dissolved the state executive council, and boards except for the statutory ones.
Governor Ortom made this move at the Benue People's House in Makurdi, the state capital.
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