Plateau governor Simon Lalong sacks all commissioners

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Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State
Governor Simon Lalong has sacked all Plateau commissioners

Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state on Thursday sacked all the state commissioners with immediate effect.

A statement by Lalong’s Director of Press, Mr Emmanuel Nanle, in Jos said the governor commended the outgoing commissioners for their “selfless service”.

He also ordered Permanent Secretaries of the various ministries to take over with immediate effect.

The thanked the former commissioners for their “immense contributions” in his effort to deliver dividends of democracy to the people.

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He wished the outgoing commissioners the best in their future endeavours, adding that their wealth of experience would continue to be helpful to the state.

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Lalong succeeded Jonah Jang of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as governor in 2015.