BREAKING: PDP Gov Mutfwang Sacks All VCs, Rectors, Others, Gives Reason

BREAKING: PDP Gov Mutfwang Sacks All VCs, Rectors, Others, Gives Reason

  • The PDP Governor Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau state has sacked all the heads of the state tertiary institutions
  • Mutfwang, through the state SSG, over the Vice Chancellor of the Plateau State University, Rector of Plateau Polytechnic and heads of other state institutions to leave
  • The governor also nullified all the employment made by the institutions between October 2022 and early 2023 journalist Bada Yusuf is an accomplished politics and current affairs editor, boasting over seven years of experience in journalism and writing.

Jos, Plateau - The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governor Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau state has terminated the employment of all the heads of tertiary institutions in the state.

The sacking of the heads of the institutions was disclosed in a statement by the secretary to the state government (SSG), Samuel Jatau, in Jos, the state capital, on Tuesday, February 6.

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Governor Mutfwang sacks all heads of tertiary institutions in Plateau Photo Credit: Caleb Mutfwang
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List of heads of state institutions Governor Mutfwang sacked

According to the statement, the affected institutions include the Plateau University, Bokkos; Plateau Polytechnic, Barkin-Ladi; Colleges of Health Technology, Zawan and Pankshin; and College of Education, Gindri, Daily Nigerian reported.

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Jatau said:

”The dissolution and removal is with immediate effect.”

He further disclosed that Governor Mutfwang had approved the dissolution of the Plateau State University's governing board.

The governor subsequently thanks the heads of the state's institutions for their service in their capacities, and they have been directed to hand over to the next most senior officials in the institutions.

Governor Mutfwang sacked APC government's employees

The SSG also noted in his statement that Governor Mutfwang had cancelled all the institution's recruitment exercises between October 2022 and early 2023.

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He said:

”Consequently, application for an all-inclusive recruitment for all tertiary institutions will be advertised.”

The affected heads of the state institutions worked under former Governor Simon Lalong of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Mutfwang, Yusuf: 21 Gov elections challenged at Supreme Court earlier reported that Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano and Mutfwang are major governors favoured in the recent rulings of the Supreme Court on the 2023 governorship election.s

The tribunal challenged all 21 governors elected in the 2023 elections to the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court, however, upheld the victory of the governors in the election, including those earlier sacked by the tribunal and the Court of Appeal.


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