Obiano Sacks Commissioners, Political Appointees


The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has sacked the 18 commissioners in his cabinet including all Special assistants and political appointees in ministries, departments and agencies.

According to a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu, the Governor ordered the affected officers to hand over to the permanent secretaries of their respective ministries, departments and agencies or to the most senior civil servants in the absence of permanent secretaries.

Obiano also directed the affected appointees to hand over any project vehicles in their possession to the office of the Secretary to the State Government on or before Friday, 16th March 2018.

“His Excellency, Chief (Dr.) Willie Obiano, Governor of Anambra State, has directed that all political appointees and non-civil servants, heads of MDAs in the state submit their hand over notes/reports on or before Friday, 16th March 2018 to the Permanent Secretary of their respective MDAs, or to the most senior civil servant there in the absence of a Permanent Secretary,” the statement read.

“All SSAs/SAs are to submit their handover notes/reports to the Permanent Secretary, Office of the SSG.


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