Politics

BREAKING: Lagos State Governor, Sanwo-Olu Dissolves Cabinet, Aides

Governor Bababjide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has issued an order to dissolve the state executive cabinet and all other aides.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the directive, which will take effect from Friday, May 26, 2023, was announced by the governor in a circular released by the Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola.

The circular, numbered 046, bears the title “End of Political Office Holders – Cabinet/Non-Cabinet Ranks.”

The governor has requested that government property, including utility and project vehicles, be returned to the accounting officer or the most senior director of their respective ministries, departments, and agencies (MDAs).

“However, political appointees whose appointments are by legislation/tenure-based and members of statutory commissions/Governing Councils that their tenure have not lapsed, are not affected by the directive, unless otherwise formally informed,” the circular noted.

Governor Sanwo-Olu emerged victorious in the March 18 governorship election, securing a second term in office.

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