A picture shows presidential campaign posters of Nigerian President and candidate to his re-election for the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) Goodluck Jonathan and leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohamma ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Kaduna - Gov. Muktar Yero of Kaduna State
on Wednesday dissolved the State Executive Council and terminated the
appointment of all other political appointees in the state.
Yero announced the decision during a valedictory session of the executive
council in Kaduna.
He also directed all political appointees in the state to immediately hand over
the affairs of their ministries, parastatals and agencies to their immediate
The governor expressed appreciation to the people of the state for the
opportunity given him to serve them.
Yero urged the people to make the necessary sacrifices for the incoming
administration to succeed.
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He urged the residents to eschew "politics of bitterness'' and strive to
collectively work for the betterment of the state.
The governor prayed for the progress of the state and sought forgiveness from
the people for the wrongs he might have committed while in office.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that at the valedictory session, all
the commissioners, Secretary to the State Government, Head of Service and Chief
of Staff took turns to express their appreciation for the chance to serve the
people of the state.
They also described the governor as a humble and God fearing leader who did his
best for the state.