Duste - Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa State on Wednesday sacked the state Commissioner for Land, Housing and Urban Development, Adamu Sarki.
The Secretary to the State Government, Abdulkadiri Fanini, disclosed this in an interview in Dutse.
Fanini, who did not give reason for the action, said Badaru could terminate appointment of any political appointee if his service was no longer needed.
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He said the governor had already directed the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Ahmed Mohammed, to oversee the ministry.
He said Mohammed would double as commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs and that of land, housing and urban development.