Plateau governor, Lalong sacks all 17 commissioners

Governor Lalong

The Plateau state governor, Simon Lalong has relieved all 17 commissioners in the state of their appointment, directing them to immediately hand over to Permanent Secretaries in their respective ministries.

The governor, in a press release issued on Thursday by the Director of Press and Public Affairs, Emmanuel Nanle, appreciated the commissioners for their selfless service in the delivery of dividends of democracy to Plateau people.

Part of the statement reads: “The Executive Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong has dissolved the State Executive Cabinet with effect from the 8th of February 2018.

“The governor expresses his sincere appreciation to the Honourable Commissioners for their selfless service and immense contributions in delivering to the people of Plateau State, the Dividends of Democracy and in engendering hope in the APC led Administration in the state.”

Lalong who wished the relieved commissioners the best in their future endeavours, assured them “that, as stakeholders in the Plateau Project, their wealth of experience would continuously be relied upon in building the Plateau of our dream”.

While stating that “the Honourable Commissioners are to hand over to Permanent Secretaries in their respective Ministries”, he enjoined them not to relent in availing their services when called upon in the future to serve the state.


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