The Kano state governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has ordered all Public Officers holding political appointments to hand over the affairs of their offices in line with established procedures.
This was contained in a media statement titled “Handover of Activities” from the office of the secretary to the state government and signed by permanent secretary Bilkisu Shehu Maimota.
According to the Permanent Secretary all honorable Commissioners, Special Advisers, Chief Executives of Parastatals/Government owned-Companies, and other political appointees were to hand over to the permanent secretaries and Director Administration and general services in their respective establishments.
The statement read;
“As the 2nd tenure of His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, OFR, expires on 29th May 2023, it is deemed necessary for all Public Officers holding political appointments to handover the affairs of their offices in line with established procedure.
“In this vein, I am to formally request such public officers holding political appointments, these include honourable Commissioners, Special Advisers, Chief Executives of Parastatals/Government owned Companies, Senior Special Assistants, Special Assistants, Personal Assistants, Board Members e.t.c (except Kano State Civil Servants holding the positions of Executive Secretaries and Managing Directors of Parastatals and Government-owned Companies) to hand-over the affairs of their offices including all Government.
The statement added that properties in their possession to Permanent Secretaries or Directors Administration & General Services/Directors Personnel Management (DPM) as the case may be latest by Friday, 26th May 2023, and forward a copy of the Handover Notes to the Office of the Secretary to the State Government for records.”