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Niger governor sacks commissioners

In his first cabinet reshuffle, Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State, on Wednesday, dissolved the State Executive Council.

Retained: Bello, however retained the commissioners in charge of the ministries of tourism and culture; mineral resources and livestock and fishery who were recently appointed.

In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Jibril Ndace, the governor appreciated the former commissioners for their contributions to his administration and directed all the permanent secretaries of the affected ministries to take charge until new appointments are made.

The statement added that the weekly executive council meetings had been suspended until a new cabinet is put in place.

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