Aliyu revokes land allocations, terminates last-minute appointments made by Tambuwal


By Aluta News

May 30, 2023

Gov. Ahmad Aliyu of Sokoto State on Tuesday revoked last-minute all land and housing allocations made by his predecessor, Aminu Tambuwal.

Aliyu has also dissolved all boards, terminated civil service and traditional rulers appointments recently made by the immediate past administration in the state.

Aliyu made the announcement through his Press Secretary, Malam Abubakar Bawa, noting that appointments into the state civil service made by the government after March 19, 2023 were all affected.

Bawa quoted Aliyu as sayingthe renaming of tertiary institutions and related appointments to their governing councils as well as relocations announced by the immediate past administration were nullified.

According to him, the affected institutions are to revert to their former names and locations.

“All recent appointments of traditional rulers, made by former Gov. Aminu Tambuwal are hereby suspended and will be reviewed in due course in the public interest.

“All local government sole administrators/ caretaker committees recently appointed by the immediate past administration are hereby dissolved, ” Aliyu said.

He directed LGAs Sole Administrators to hand over to the Directors of Administration at the Councils with immediate effect.

Aliyu added that all governing boards of parastatals other than statutory boards were also dissolved with immediate effect.

The governor said that all wasteful and unnecessary auction of government assets were suspended and would be revisited in due course.

Meanwhile , the governor has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ibrahim Arkilla, as acting Director-General of the Pilgrims Welfare Agency (PWA).