The Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde has dissolved the state cabinet.
The dissolution occurred during the state executive council meeting held on Tuesday at the council chambers of the Agodi Secretariat in Ibadan, the state capital.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Taiwo Adisa who confirmed the development said only three members of the council survived the sack.
The Secretary to the State Government, Head of Service, and the Director-General of Due Process office were the three cabinet members retained by the Governor.
In all, seventeen commissioners and the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Bisi Ilaka, were affected in the sacking, Naija News reports.
Governor Makinde appreciated those relieved of their duties for their service and wished them well in future endeavours.
“His Excellency, the Governor of Oyo State, ‘Seyi Makinde, announced the dissolution of the State Executive Council, with effect from Tuesday, June 29, 2021.
“Governor Makinde, after a prolonged meeting of the Council, told members it was time to retool after two years.
“He therefore wished the ex-commissioners the best in their future endeavours,” the statement read.
Source: Naija News