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El-Rufai sacks Kaduna assembly clerk , perm sec , one other

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai on Friday approved the sack of Bello Zubairu Idris, Clerk of the Kaduna State House of Assembly.

A statement issued by Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication, Muyiwa Adekeye said the governor also approved the immediate disengagement of Yau Yunusa Tanko, a permanent secretary, and Francis Kozah, secretary of the Kaduna Enterprise Development Agency (KADEDA) .

It said that the governor has also accepted the retirement of Stephen Joseph, a permanent secretary in the state.

It could be recalled that last week, El-Rufai had vowed to continue demolishing houses and “removing bad persons” till the 11th hour.


The governor stated this at the launch of a book about his legacies.

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The book titled, “Putting The People First”, was authored by Mr. Emmanuel Ado, a veteran journalist and public commentator.

He had said, “Any bad thing we find, we will remove so that the next governor does not need to do it again. Watch out till the eleventh hour when we shall quit office. We will continue to sack bad persons and remove bad things.”

The governor said this day after his administration revoked the right of occupancy of nine properties belonging to Ahmed Makarfi, former governor of the state, and marked them for demolition.

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