Breaking: Nigerian Governor Sacks Commissioners, Dissolves Cabinet

Breaking: Nigerian Governor Sacks Commissioners, Dissolves Cabinet

  • Seyi Makinde of Oyo on Tuesday, June 29, joined the ranks of Nigerian governors who dissolved their cabinet in 2021
  • Naturally, a lot of commissioners who came on board with Makinde in 2019 were asked to resign their offices
  • The governor's decision was made known to the public on Tuesday by his chief press secretary, Taiwo Adisa

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Ibadan, Oyo state - Emerging reports claim that Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo on Tuesday, June 29, sacked members of the state's executive council.

The Nation said Governor Makinde, through his chief press secretary, Taiwo Adisa, announced the dissolution of his cabinet during a council meeting in Ibadan, the state capital.

Governor Makinde giving a speech
The state government said it will release details of its decision soon (Photo: Seyi Makinde)
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Although some unconfirmed reports stated that all the commissioners of the state were sacked, Adisa made noted that the government will give full details of those affected by the decision in due course, Leadership also reported.

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Governor Makinde Orders Immediate Evacuation of Beggars From Ibadan

Meanwhile, the Oyo state government had commenced the evacuation of beggars from the shanties on Jemibewon road, Mokola-Sabo area of Ibadan to the newly built Akinyele resettlement centre in the metropolis.

Legit.ng's regional reporter in Ibadan, Ridwan Kolawole, reported that the resettlement centre which started months ago, was formally open in the early hour of Tuesday, June 15.

This followed a tour of the new site by Arewa community leaders and representatives of the beggars on Saturday, June 12.

Adisa stated that the state's commissioner for the environment, Idowu Oyeleke, led the first set of evacuees to Akinyele. Oyeleke said the new site is fitted with social amenities including schools, hospitals, and recreation centres.

According to Adisa, other ministries involved in the exercise include women affairs and social inclusion, information, culture and tourism and local and chieftaincy matters.

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The office of the executive secretary, Oyo state Security Trust Fund, headed by Fatai Owoseni, who is equally the special adviser on security matters to the governor was named as part of the exercise.

Source: Legit Nigeria

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