…By Dorcas Funmi for TDPel Media.
The Governor of Taraba State, Agbu Kefas, has taken the decision to dissolve the 16 Local Government Caretaker Committee Chairmen in the state.
This announcement was made through a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Yusuf Sanda, in the state capital, Jalingo.
The dissolution is effective immediately.
Governor Kefas has instructed the removed local council chairmen to hand over any government properties they possess to the heads of local government administration in their respective councils.
This directive aims to ensure a smooth transition and transfer of responsibilities.
Appointment of Key Personnel by Governor Kefas
In addition to the dissolution of the Local Government Caretaker Committee Chairmen, Governor Kefas has made several appointments to key positions within his administration.
Yusuf Ubandoma has been appointed as his Chief Protocol Officer, while Jeji Williams has been appointed as the Chief of Staff.
Timothy Kataps will serve as the Secretary to the State Government.
These appointments are crucial in supporting the governor’s agenda and facilitating the effective functioning of the state government.
Governor of Cross River State, Bassey Otu, Outlines Plans for the State
The newly sworn-in Governor of Cross River State, Bassey Otu, has outlined some of his plans for the state.
In his inaugural address in Calabar, he expressed his readiness to take immediate action and addressed important issues that require attention.
Governor Otu revealed that his government intends to seek a review of the Bakassi issue, demonstrating his commitment to addressing longstanding challenges.
Furthermore, the state government is expected to allocate N54 billion over a span of seven years to settle promotion arrears owed to civil servants.
Governor Otu acknowledged the significant debt inherited by his administration and emphasized the need for restructuring.
Additionally, he pledged to implement a realistic budget throughout his tenure.
These measures aim to ensure financial stability and effective governance during his time in office.