Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has dropped his commissioners and other political appointees.
The governor dissolved his cabinet hours before he was sworn in for a second term, before noon on Monday.
This is according to a statement by his Press Secretary, Humwashi Wonosikou who explained that the appointees included Executive Chairmen of Boards and Parastatals.
The statement said the governor directed all the affected appointees to hand over government property in their custody to the most senior civil servants in their respective Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
“Governor Fintiri who begins his second term in office on Monday 29th May, 2023, however, excluded political office-holders in statutory commissions from the directive.
“While appreciating the contributions of the affected appointees to the development of the state, the Governor wished them success in their next endeavours,” the statement said.