No Commissioner in Kwara as Governor Relieves Cabinet Members
Kwara State governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has dissolved his cabinet with effect from December 31, 2020, according to the statement signed by his chief press secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye, late Sunday.
Ajakaye said the governor directed all the former cabinet members to hand over to the most senior officers in their respective ministries.
The statement however said the secretary to the state government, Prof. Mamman Jubril, was not affected by the dissolution order.
“His Excellency especially commends the Honourable cabinet members for their contributions to the development of the state while also wishing them the best in their future endeavours,” the statement said.
The dissolved cabinet had been adjudged the most gender-friendly in Nigeria because it consisted of about 56.25% female, and was sworn in on December 14, 2019.
There has not been any official information regarding the formation of a new cabinet in Kwara State as of the time this story was published, but sources close to the government have revealed that the governor already had his list of a new set of cabinet members.
The source also disclosed that as of now, the list consists of some of the commissioners who were just relieved.
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