September 27, 2023

Breaking: Gov Matawalle disolves executive council, relief all polical appointeesBreaking: Gov Matawalle disolves executive council, relieve all polical appointees




This is to inform the public that His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Zamfara State, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, MON (Shatiman Sokoto), has approved the dissolution of the State Executive Council and relieved all political appointees of their appointments. The officers affected by the dissolution are:


i. Members of the State Executive Council;

ii. All Honourable Special Advisers;

iii. All Chairmen of Boards and Commissions except:

– State Civil Service Commission

– State Independent Electoral Commission

– State Judicial Service Commission, and

– State House of Assembly Service Commission.


iv. All non-career Directors General;

v. All Chief Executives of extra-ministerial departments, agencies and companies who are political-based;

vi. All Sole Administrators of the 14 Local Government Councils;

vii. All Secretaries of the 14 Local Government Councils;

viii. All Councilors of the 14 Local Government Councils; and

ix. All Area Development Councils.


With this development, the affected public officers are directed by His Excellency to hand over the affairs of their organisations to officers next in command. Chairmen of the affected Boards and Commissions are to hand over to secretaries of their respective organizations, while Sole Administrators of the 14 Local Government Councils are to hand over to their respective Directors of Administration.


Finally, His Excellency expressed his appreciation and best wishes to all public officers affected by this development for their individual and collective contributions to the development of the State during his term in office. He also thanked the people of Zamfara State for their cooperation and support during his stewardship as the Executive Governor of the State.

The dissolution takes immediate effect.


Dr. Lawal Hussein

Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Affairs



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