Zamfara state Governor, Bello Matawalle has dissolved the State Executive Council with immediate effect.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Enlightenment, Media and Communications Malam Zailani Bappa and issued to newsmen in Gusau.
According to the statement, the Secretary to the State Government, the Chief of Staff, and the Deputy Chief of Staff are also relieved of their appointments as well as all Chairmen and members of the state Commissions and Boards of various agencies are also dissolved.
The Governor, however, directs that this dissolution does not affect Commissions provided for, by the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
In view of this directive, all Commissioners are directed to hand over affairs of their ministries to their respective Permanent Secretaries, except Ministry of Security and Home Affairs which will be overseen by retired DIG Mohammed Ibrahim Tsafe.
Chairmen of Commissions and Boards are hereby directed to hand over to their most senior directors while the Head of Service will oversee the Office of the Secretary to the State Government.