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Gov el-Rufai orders all political appointees to resign



Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State has directed all political appointees to submit letters of resignation by 30th April 2019.

The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, said in a signed statement on Tuesday that, “the governor will exercise his constitutional prerogative to decide on re-appointments while giving the Kaduna State Ministry of Finance adequate time to compute severance payments and reconcile any liabilities.

According to the directive, each notice of resignation must be submitted along with a handover note, signed by the political appointee on behalf of the MDA or office to which he or she had been appointed.

“All resignation letters should be properly addressed to the Principal Private Secretary”, he said.

A government notice issued in Kaduna State stressed that Malam Nasir El-Rufai has thanked all political appointees for their contributions and service to the state during his first tenure in office.

As he constitutes the team that will assist him in his second term, the governor said he expects the process to be enriched by the handover notes from the political appointees, and the report of the Transition Committee headed by the Deputy Governor-elect, Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe.

The government notice specified that the following appointees are expected to comply with the directive, “Senior Special Assistants, Special Assistants and Technical Assistants to the Governor, other than the Kashim Ibrahim Fellows.

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