Gombe State Governor Muhammadu Yahaya has dissolved his cabinet and requested that all appointments turn in comprehensive notes by Wednesday, April 19, 2023.
This was stated in a news release headed “Submission of handing-over notes of Ministries, Department and Agencies,” dated April 11, 2023, and signed by Rabi’u Abubakar on behalf of the State Government’s Secretary’s office.
Abubakar urged the appointees to treat as urgent.
The letter was addressed to the offices of Principal Private Secretary Government House; The Permanent Secretary, Office of the Deputy Governor, Government House, Gombe; The Secretary to the State Government Governor’s Office; The Clerk Gombe State House of Assembly, Gombe; Chief Registrars, High Court of Justice/Shari’a Court of Appeal; All Permanent Secretaries; All Head of Extra Ministerial Departments and Chief Executives of Boards & Parastatals.
He disclosed that the decision was due to the administration’s electoral victory in the recently conducted gubernatorial election, which marked the end of Yahaya’s first administration.
The statement reads, “Following the recent successful conduct of the 2023 Governorship Election which marked the end of the first tenure of His Excellency the Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya (Dan Majen Gombe). I am directed to request you prepare a comprehensive handing-over note of your Ministry, Department and Agency. Your submission may also include the report of ongoing projects and programmes of government.
“You are therefore requested to submit same to the Office of the Secretary to the State Government on or before Wednesday 19th April 2023.
“Please, treat as urgent.”