Zamfara State Governor Fires All Special Advisers

With immediate effect has Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle sacks all his special Advisers on Saturday 3rd July, 2021.

This information was contained in a statement by the acting Secretary, Kabiru Balarabe.

“It is hereby notified for general information that His Excellency, the Executive Governor, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, MON, (Barden Hausa, Shatiman Sokoto) has relieved all Special Advisers of their appointments,” the statement said.


The statement, however, said Mr Matawalle’s directive did not affect the special adviser to the governor on Security matters.

Although, the secretary further said that the  special adviser to the governor on security matters is not involved in the Governor’s decision

“This decision is in line with the recent defection to the APC and to allow for an in-depth search of more but competent hands in the administration of the state, irrespective of political affiliations, the statement said.


“Accordingly, all the affected special advisers should hand over affairs of their respective offices, and government properties under them to their directors-general and/or accounting officers.


“His Excellency, the Executive Governor appreciated their contributions in running the government while in office,” Mr Balarabe said in the statement.

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