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JUST IN: Nasarawa Governor Abdullahi Sule Sacks SSG



Abdullahi Sule

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has sacked the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Aliyu Ahmed-Tijani.

Alhaji Hamza Gayam, the Permanent Secretary (PS), Government House Administration, made this known in a statement issued on Monday in Lafia.

The state governor also asked the sacked Ahmed-Tijani to hand over all government property in his possession to Mr. Muazu Adamu-Gosho, who is the Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Affairs in the Office of the SSG.

Governor Sule thanked the former SSG for his services and support to the administration and wished him well in his future endeavors.

Naija News reports that the Nasarawa State House of Assembly had asked Governor Sule to dismiss Ahmed Aliyu Tijjani.

The SSG, who was former Commissioner for Education during governor, Tanko Al-Makura regime allegedly embezzled N248.5m out of N1billion he collected in 2018 for the renovation of public secondary schools across the state without the work being done as expected.

The Nasarawa State lawmakers’ committee investigating alleged N1 billion indicted him and called for his dismissal immediately. Chairman of the committee, Daniel Oga-Ogazi disclosed this while presenting the committee’s reports on the floor of the house during it’s proceeding in Lafia.

Source: Naija News

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