Almakura sacks 8 commissioners, 5 aides

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Governor Tanko Umaru Al-Makura

The governor of Nasarawa State, Umaru Al-Makura has relieved eight cabinet members and five other aides of their appointments.

A statement Friday, signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Zainab Abdulmumini, said all affected person are to hand over to their permanent secretaries on or before Tuesday 23rd September.

The affected commissioners are Innocent Lagi, Commissioner for Justice, Angama A. Weibey Commissioner for Rural and Community Development, Muhammad Sani Yakubun- Hauwa, Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology.

Others are Danladi Madaki Commissioner, Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources and Adamu Mu’azu Alu Adogi Commissioner, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources.

The governor also fired Godwin Tyowua Mbatsav who was the Commissioner, Ministry of Sports and Youth Development; Samuel Meshi Commissioner, Ministry of Culture and Tourism; and lastly Amos Akawu who was the Commissioner of

Planning and Deputy Chairman, Nasarawa State Planning Commission.

“His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-makura, Governor of Nasarawa State has relieved the appointments of the underlisted persons as Honourable Commissioners and Members of the Nasarawa State Executive Council with immediate effect”.

The five aides affected by the development are the Director of Press affairs, Iliyasu Ali Yakubu, Executive Secretary, Nasarawa State Scholarship Board, Sulaiman Abdul-Wahab Sulaiman and the Executive Secretary, Nasarawa State Emergency Management Agency, Idris Abdullahi.

Others are Daniel Ajegina, Managing Director, Nasarawa Investment and Property Development Company, Murtala Adogi Muhammad Special Assistant to the Governor on Youth Empowerment.

The statement said Mr. Almakura thanked those sacked for contributing positively to his administration and wish them well in their future endeavours.

“His Excellency appreciates their services and contributions to the present Administration in particular and Nasarawa State in general and wishes them successes in their future endeavour,” it said.


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  • BlackieUmukoro

    Some governors have no liver to change their cabinet since they came on board in May 2011, for purely selfish reasons

  • Danlami

    …..very soon the governor too will be changed.

  • Foresight

    Only four more months left for the governor to be sacked as well by Nasarawa people

  • Foresight

    Do you remember the Hon. Innocent Lagi that jumped over the House Of Assembly’s fence to serve a court notice to House Members in his desperate attempt to save the governor? He has been fired by the governor! Lesson: Do not serve the devil; for the devil does not reward his faithful servants

  • UYI111

    All those names are Christians names correct me if i am not right .I think the boko haram has promise to save him if he can sack the Christians in his cabinet

    • Suleyman Musa Abubakar

      Muhammad Sani Yakubun- Hauwa
      Muhammad Sani Yakubun- Hauwa

      • UYI111

        Where did u get all these names moron gworo? are these ur list?

        • Yakubu Baba

          UY1111…see u the biggest moron….the names are listed above…Stop religious bigotry….it will not do us any good. We have suffered so much on it and we as a people dont want to go back to the dark days……..Stop being a moron. starting from ur identity…ur name cant be UY1111…… so stop being a coward …give out your name if u are not a hypocrite and coward in deed.

          • UYI111

            Where in hell are you bullish daft from hell pit to wait for 8 months to reply my writeup ?
            You darainge bastard should be confirn there before you spill more vernom. I am the real deal you faker .

  • tiiye

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