El-Rufai sacks Kaduna assembly clerk

Our reporter/ Barely three days before the end of his tenure, Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai has approved the sack of Bello Zubairu Idris, Clerk of the Kaduna State House of Assembly.

Muyiwa Adekeye, the governor’s Special Adviser on Media and Communication, who made the disclosure in a statement, said
the governor also approved the immediate disengagement of Yau Yunusa Tanko, a permanent secretary, and Francis Kozah, secretary of the Kaduna Enterprise Development Agency (KADEDA) .

He added that the governor has also accepted the retirement of Stephen Joseph, a permanent secretary in the state.

Last week, El-Rufai had vowed to continue demolishing houses and “removing bad persons” till the 11th hour.

The governor stated this at the launch of a book about his legacies.

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The book titled, “Putting The People First”, was authored by Mr. Emmanuel Ado, a veteran journalist and public commentator.

“Any bad thing we find, we will remove so that the next governor does not need to do it again. Watch out till the eleventh hour when we shall quit office. We will continue to sack bad persons and remove bad things,” the governor said at the book launch.

The statement came a day after his administration revoked the right of occupancy of nine properties belonging to Ahmed Makarfi, former governor of the state, and marked them for demolition.


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