Obiano sacks Commissioners, other aides

The sack was contained in a letter signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu, on Wednesday

The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has sacked the 18 commissioners in his cabinet.
The sack was contained in a letter signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu, on Wednesday.
Others affected by the sack were political appointees in Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
Chukwulobelu told the affected political appointees to hand over to the Permanent Secretaries of their respective MDAs or to the most senior civil servants in the absence of permanent secretaries.
The memo directed the affected appointees to hand over any project/utility vehicles in their custody to the office of the Secretary to the State Government on or before March 16, 2018.
The memo reads: “His Excellency, Dr. Willie Obiano, Governor of Anambra State, has directed that all political appointees and non-civil servant heads of MDAs in the state submit their handover notes/reports on or before Friday, 16th March, 2018 to the Permanent Secretaries of their respective MDAs, or to the most senior civil servant there in the absence of permanent secretariat.
“All SSAs/SAs are to submit their handover notes/reports to the Permanent Secretary, Office of the SSG.
“A copy of the handover note/report must be submitted to the Secretary to the State Government on or before Friday, 16th March, 2018.
“Further to the above, political appointees and non-civil servant heads of MDAs and SSAs/SAs under reference, are to also hand over any government project/utility vehicles in their custody to the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Secretary to the State Government on or before Friday, 16th March, 2018.
“The contents of this letter are for your attention and necessary actions as I assure you of my high regards.”