Kogi: Yahaya Bello sacks aides weeks after winning 2nd term

Kogi: Yahaya Bello sacks aides weeks after winning 2nd term

- Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has sacked some of his aides

- The Kogi governor asked the affected aides to hand over to the most senior civil servant in their ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) latest by Tuesday, December 3

- Governor Bello thanked the aides for their contributions to the development of the state

The governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello, has sacked some of his aides as he prepares to be sworn-in for his second term after winning the November 16 governorship election in the state.

According to Channels TV, most of the aides whose appointments were terminated are special advisers and special assistants. Some political office holders are, however, not affected.

The newspaper reports that the affected aides have been asked to hand over to the most senior civil servant in their ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs).

Legit.ng gathers that the directive was included in a statement released by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ayoade Folashade Arike, on Monday, December 2.

The affected aides are also instructed to ensure that the handover process is concluded on Tuesday, December, 3.

Governor Bello thanked the aides for their contributions to the development of the state.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Edward Onoja, the deputy governor of Kogi state, pledged his loyalty to the state governor.

In a letter written by Onoja, he described Governor Bello as his boss, friend, siamese twin brother and God-sent benefactor.

The former chief of staff thanked his boss for reportedly securing the state from violent kidnappers, robbers and thugs “who held us hostage before your arrival in Government House.’’

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