Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Tambuwal dissolves Sokoto State governing boards

12 June 2015, 16:05

Sokoto - Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has dissolved the governing boards of government parastatals, agencies and departments.

The governor’s spokesperson, Imam Imam, confirmed the development in Sokoto on Friday.

He said the dissolution would not affect agencies whose tenures were guaranteed by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria or existing laws of the Sokoto State Government.

Also read: Tambuwal steps down as Speaker

“In line with established tradition and precedents, and with the coming into office of the new administration in Sokoto State, members of the public are hereby notified that all governing boards of government departments, agencies and parastatals, except those whose tenures are guaranteed by the Constitution and the extant Laws, do hereby stand dissolved,” Imam said.

According to Imam, the state government expressed gratitude to all individuals for the services rendered to the state during their tenure.

Government urged the accounting officers in the affected establishment to ensure proper handing over of government offices and properties.

- News 24


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...