Governor Bello Dissolves Boards, Parastatals
Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello on Friday ordered the dissolution of government boards and parastatals.
The governor who issued the directive through his Chief of Staff, Mr. Edward Onoja, ordered all political appointees, members of boards and parastatals to handover to the immediate most senior officers in their offices with immediate effect in their respective offices.
This he said has become imperative to enable the new government commence the restructuring of the boards and parastatals where necessary, as well as take stock of the state of the boards with a view to commence the process of repositioning them through new hands for efficiency and service to the people.
The directive however does not affect three statutory boards and the state Accountant General.
The boards not affected are: Judicial Service Commission, Civil Service Commission and the, State Independent Electoral Commission.