Kaduna - Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State has sacked 20 out of the about 35 Permanent Secretaries in the state civil service, reports Sun.
The reason for sacking the Permanent Secretaries was to cut the cost of governance and free more funds for developments.
Also read: El-Rufai downsizes ministries from 19 to 13
El- Rufai in a statement signed on his behalf by his spokesman, Samuel Aruwan, said the decision follows the streamlining of ministries in the state from 19 to a leaner 13.
He noted that to ensure that the number of permanent secretaries is properly aligned with the new structure, there will be only 13 permanent secretaries for the 13 ministries .
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