Zamfara State Governor sacks 21 permanent secretaries

21 out of 47 permanent secretaries have been sacked and 7 new Directorates have been created as announced by the Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Muhammad Matawalle.

In a statement released by the state government, it stated that affected secretaries were fired for being unqualified for the position.

This step follows after a report by the committee constituted for the restructuring of the state civil service submitted to Governor Matawalle on the 9th of October, 2019 where it was clearly stated that it is worrisome that the state which has only seventeen ministries and fourteen local government areas could be operating with 47 permanent secretaries.

Governor Matawalle in a statewide broadcast, also announced that he accepted the recommendations for the restructuring of ministries from the existing 19 to 11.

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