The governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir el-Rufai has reportedly fired his Aide De Camp (ADC), ASP Abdullah Usman over allegations of insubordination and mismanagement of funds.
El-Rufai was said to have sacked Usman last week after he was found guilty of many allegations including shortchanging some friends of the governor and other domestic staff of the government house and also mismanaging funds meant for his colleagues, Leadership reports.
According to a trusted source at the government house, the sacked ADC was also found guilty of causing disaffection and misunderstanding between the police and men of the State Security Service (SSS), among other issues.
It was learnt that Governor Rufai was disappointed over Usman’s behavior, which led to his removal.
Usman was said to have worked with el-Rufai throughout the electioneering campaigns and when he won the governorship elections, he had particularly asked the police authority to appoint Usman to work with him.
DSP Danasabe Ibrahim has been appointed to replace the sacked ADC. Ibrahim, until his appointment was chief security officer of the government house.
Last week, the governor had said that his administration will continue to make difficult choices for the betterment of the state and its people. He explained that he was committed to serving the people of the state.