Plateau governor, Simon Lalong, sacks entire cabinet

Playeau State Governor Simon Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau on Thursday dissolved his cabinet, ordering permanent secretaries of the various ministries to take over with immediate effect.

A statement by the governor’s media aide, Emmanuel Nanle, in Jos said the governor commended the outgoing commissioners for their “selfless service”.

He thanked the former commissioners for their “immense contributions” in his effort to deliver dividends of democracy to the people. He wished the outgoing commissioners the best in their future endeavours, adding that their wealth of experience would continue to be helpful to the state.