Politics & Governance

Governor Okowa dissolves cabinet

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has dissolved the state executive council.

By his directive all commissioners in the cabinet are to hand over to their permanent secretaries with immediate effect.

Secretary to the State Government (SSG), all special advisers, including the Chief Strategist of the Government and the senior political adviser were also affected, reports Tribune Online

Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, disclosed the development on Tuesday while briefing journalists at the Government House, Asaba.

“It happened that the Exco today lasted a bit longer than we anticipated. Let me from the onset drop what may be the headline for today: the Exco has been dissolved.

“And so, I am the immediate past commissioner for information. All commissioners are to hand over to permanent secretaries with immediate effect.

“All special advisers are also to handover to the person next to them, including the chief strategist of the Government, and of course, including the chief of staff, the SSG and the senior political adviser,” Aniagwu said.

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