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Sokoto Gov revokes appointments by previous administration

Sokoto State Governor, Ahmad Aliyu Sokoto. Photo: Twitter @Police_Boi.

Sokoto State Governor, Ahmad Aliyu Sokoto has suspended all appointments recently made by the former Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal.

The Governor gave the directive on Tuesday on his first day in office.

Ahmed Aliyu also nullified the naming of tertiary institutions and the governing council and directed the affected institutions to revert to their former names and locations.

Also affected are Traditional rulers who were recently appointed by the former Governor.

All local Government sole administrators and caretaker committees recently appointed were also affected.

They are directed to handover to the Directors of administration of their local Government with immediate effect.

All Governing boards of parastatals other than statutory boards have been dissolved .

Governor Aliyu further stated that all land allocations and other related matters made by the outgoing administration have also been revoked with immediate effect.

Reporting by Nasir Malali; Editing by Chinasa Ossai and Annabel Nwachukwu