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Seyi Makinde Explains Why He Sacked 17 Commissioners, Other Political Appointees

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The Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has explained the reasons for dissolving his cabinet.

Naija banquet had reported that the commissioners were relieved of their positions on Tuesday.

Seyi Makinde, however, said the rationale behind the decision was to retool the cabinet after two years.

He explained that seventeen Commisioners and the Chief of Staff (CoS) were affected.

He however added that he has retained the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Head of Service (HOS) and the Director-General of Due Process office.

Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Taiwo Adisa, noted that Makinde expressed the gratitude of the government and the people of the State to the Council members, and wished them well in their future endeavours.

“His Excellency, the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, announced the dissolution of the State Executive Council, with effect from Tuesday, June 29, 2021.

“Governor Makinde, after a prolonged meeting of the Council, told members that it was time to retool after two years.

“He, therefore, wished the ex-Commissioners the best in their future endeavours.”

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