Kashim Shettima dissolves his cabinet with immediate effect
Borno state governor, Kassim Shettima, has dissolved the state executive council in a statement issued by Alhaji Usman Jidda Shuwa, Secretary to the State Government, last night, without immediate reason. The dissolution took immediate effect.
The commissioners have been asked to hand over affairs of their ministries to the respective permanent secretaries on or before Friday, September 28th..
The statement reads:
“His Excellency, the Executive of Borno State, Hon. Kashim Shettima has in accordance with the powers conferred on him by sect,192 sub-section 2 of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended, has hereby dissolved the state executive council. Secretary to the state government, Alhaji Usman Jidda Shuwa who announced this in a statement said all Honourable Commissioners are required to hand over affairs of their ministries to the respective permanent secretaries on or before Friday, the 28th of September, 2018.
“The SSG conveyed the profound appreciation of Governor Kashim Shettima to the outgoing Commissioners for their services and contributions to the unprecedented developmental progresses recorded by the administration. He said the Governor wishes all the former Commissioners the very best in their future endeavors. He also conveyed government’s appreciation to all those who supported the Commissioners in the discharge of their duties.”
The SSG said a new state executive council would be constituted in due course.