Tag: Bauchi State

Bauchi Governor Sacks Commissioners, SSG, CoS
News, Politics, Press Statement

Bauchi Governor Sacks Commissioners, SSG, CoS

Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed has dissolved the State Executive Council with immediate effect. The Governor also sacked Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Sabiu Baba and the Chief of Staff (CoS) Government House, Dr. Ladan Salihu. The termination of appointment was contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media, Mukhtar Gidado. The statement reads in part ” The Governor has approved with immediate effect the dissolution of members of the State Executive Council and other political appointees that include, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), the Chief of Staff (COS) Government House and all Special advisers. “Advisers on Security, National and State Assembly Liaison, Social Investment and Special Adviser Media and Publicity are ret...
EFCC Arrests Bauchi Governor’s Special Adviser For Alleged Vote Buying
Corruption, Elections, Nigeria

EFCC Arrests Bauchi Governor’s Special Adviser For Alleged Vote Buying

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Saturday arrested the Special Adviser to Governor Bala Mohammed on Civil Service and Labour Matters, Mr. Abdon Dalla Gin for alleged vote buying. It was gathered that after casting his vote, the EFCC allegedly found the sum of N1.5 million in Dallas’s car. Dallas who was a former head of Service was arrested at his “Social Welfare” Polling Unit in Dass at the ongoing Dass State Constituency by-election held in Bauchi state and handed over to the Divisional Headquarters of the Nigeria Police Force in Dass for questioning. However, while briefing newsmen the Chairman of Dass Local Government, Hon. Suleiman Mohammed said that, Dalla was arrested wrongly. He said: “I was told that one of our stakeholders was arrested and I came ...