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  • Updated: June 01, 2023

Benue Governor Dissolves Governing Boards Of Parastatals, Agencies

Benue Governor Dissolves Governing Boards Of Parastatals, Ag

Hycinth Alia

The Governor of Benue State, Hycinth Alia, has ordered the immediate dissolution of the Governing Boards of all government parastatals and agencies and the removal of their Chief Executive Officers in the state.

Alia also directed the sacked Chief Executive Officers to hand over all government property in their possession to the most senior officer in their respective establishments.

This was disclosed in a statement issued on Thursday in Makurdi by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Tersoo Kula.

Kula explained that the decision to sack the Boards and their Chief Executive Officers was reached during an emergency stakeholders meeting held at Government House and presided over by Governor Hycinth Alia.

"Briefs were received from key officers from Finance and Security; even though the full State Executive Council is yet to be constituted, five key appointments including Secretary to the State Government; Head of Service and Chief of Staff have been made.”

Kula also disclosed that the Governor will on June 5, 2023, proclaim the 10th Benue State House of Assembly.

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