Bauchi Governor, Yuguda Sacks 33 DGs and Dissolves 20 Parastatals

by Ranti Joseph


The crisis happening seems to be happening in all state, as the latest sacking of government workers is happening in Bauch state.

Bauchi State governor, Isa Yuguda approved the dissolution of the boards of 20 parastatals in the state, and sacked 33 Directors-General.

A press statement made available to journalists in Bauchi and signed by Permanent Secretary (Political Affairs) Hashimu Yakubu, on behalf of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), on Tuesday listed the affected parastatals as Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board; Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board; Sharia Consultative Council; Bauchi Radio Corporation (BRC); Bauchi State Television (BATV); Bauchi State Development Board and Bauchi State Water Board.

Others affected were Bauchi State Library Board; Bauchi State Agriculture Supply Company (BASAC); Bauchi State Toyrism Board; Bauchi State environmental Protection Board (BASEPA); Bauchi State Hotels Board; Yankari Transport Corporation; Bauchi State Sports Council and Poverty Alleviation Agency.

Also affected by the dissolution were the boards of Bauchi Fertilizer Company; Bauchi Meat Factory; Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic, Bauchi; College of Education, Azare and A D Rufa’i College of Legal Islamic Studies, Misau.

The statement further added that Yuguda also gave his approval for the disengagement of 33 Directors-General, all of whom were political appointees.

He also dissolved the Interim Supervisory Council and Interim Management Committee of Yankari Game Reserve.

The statement stated that based on the dissolution of the interim council and interim management committee, “Consequently, the management of Yankari Game Reserve is to be reverted to the Ministry of Tourism and Culture immediately”.

The announcement followed the sacking of all his political aides to the governor on Monday.
The aides affected included were Special Advisers, with the exception of the Special Adviser, Due Process, all Senior Special Assistants, Special Assistants and Personal Assistants.

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