Resign On Or Before April 30 – El-Rufai To Political Appointees

Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai

SAN FRANCISCO, April 16, (THEWILL) – The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has given all political appointees in the state to resign from office on or before April 30, 2019.

This was contained in a statement issued by the spokesman for the governor, Samuel Aruwan, saying the decision was to enable the governor to commence the selection of his new cabinet team for his second term in the office which commences on May 29.

He added that each notice of resignation must be submitted along with a handover note, signed by the political appointee on behalf of the MDA or office to which he or she had been appointed, and should be addressed to the Principal Private Secretary to the governor.

Those affected by the directive include Commissioners in the State Executive Council, All Permanent Secretaries, Special Advisers, Directors-General, Executive Secretaries, Managing Directors, General Managers and other Heads of Agencies, others are Senior Special Assistants, Special Assistants and Technical Assistants to the Governor with exception of the Kashim Ibrahim Fellows.

Also excluded from compliance with the directive are full-time Commissioners of certain State Executive bodies who retain their tenured appointments in the following agencies: Fiscal Responsibility Commission, Civil Service Commission, Judicial Service Commission, Assembly Service Commission, the State Independent Electoral Commission (SIECOM), the Peace Commission, public Procurement Authority and Water Regulatory Authority.

The Governor thanked all political appointees for their contributions and service to the state during his first term and as he constitutes the team that will assist him in his second term.

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