Damaturu - Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe, on
Thursday sacked six commissioners from the State Executive Council.
The commissioners were sacked after the monthly state executive
council meeting in Damaturu and no reason was given by the governor for
Those affected include Alhaji Yerima Aji-Bularafa, Commissioner for
Higher Education, that of Health, Hajiya Fatsuma Talba and the
Commissioner for Sports Development, Alhaji Yusuf Yahaya.
Others were, Alhaji Musa Dumburi; Youth Development, Alhaji Ahmed
Wakil-Sarki; Environment and Alhaji Bala Haladu; Transport and Energy.
Gaidam commended them for their contributions to the development of
the state, adding that they may be called again to serve the government
in other capacities.
NAN reports that the former commissioners have served as cabinet members for between three to 10 years.