End Of An Era As Obiano Sacks Political Appointees

Solido and Obiano


With three days to the end of Governor Willie Obiano eight year administration, the governor on Monday sacked all political appointments under his administration. Obiano who made the declaration in a public notice signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu said the sack will take effect from Wednesday, March 16, 2022.
He called on all political appointees to hand over all government property in their possession with exception of those whose appointments are tenured, saying that the incoming governor, Prof Chukwuma Soludo will give further directives on that.

The public notice titled, “Cessation of Appointments of All Political Appointees” reads, “This is to notify all political appointees that the life of this administration will end on Wednesday 16th March, 2022.
“Consequently all appointees are informed that their appointments will terminate on the above stated date.
“You are therefore advised to hand over all government properties in your possession to the most senior civil servant in your office and the officer should acknowledge receipt as appropriate.
“For appointees whose appointments are tenured like Managing Directors, Chief Executive Officers, Executive Secretaries and Provosts but nonetheless served at the instance of the governor of the day are not affected by this circular.
“The incoming governor will issue further  directives on your appointments.”


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