Kogi governor sacks, reinstates commissioners, LG bosses


Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello on Sunday sacked all his commissioners and the caretaker chairmen of the 21 local governments in the state.

He issued the order at a meeting with the State Executive Council in the state capital, Lokoja, where he www said to have accused them of hindering his administration.

He directed them to have over the keys to their officials cars to the office of the Secretary to the State Government.

The governor, however, changed his mind within three hours, asking them to continue with their duties with greater vigour.

He was said to have been prevailed Yoon by close associates who earned that the move would backfire against his plan for a second term.



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