Gombe Gov dissolves cabinet, inaugurates transition committee  – Punch Newspapers


Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Yahaya, has dissolved his cabinet with a caveat that they would still remain handy till May 29 inauguration.

Yahaya made this disclosure during a valedictory meeting at the council chamber, Government House.

He said, “I hereby announce this cabinet is dissolved as of today. This is the last working day but as Mr President said you are still in government until we transit finally. So don’t be surprised I work here Saturday and Sunday, if I send for you kindly hurry and come there could be one or two things to explain or answer.”

While commending their individual efforts in ensuring the attainment of dividends of democracy, Yahaya said he had forgiven those who smeared the image of the government, without knowing.


“For the errors you made personally as a human being, to err is human and to forgive is divine. I have forgiven everybody not only you but any other person that offends me or tried to tarnish the image of this government for his selfish interest and I hope you too will forgive me,” Yahaya added.

Speaking separately, Commissioners of Justice and Attorney General of Zubair Umar, Information and Culture; Meshack Lauco, Education;  Aishatu Maigari, Agriculture Getado Muhammad, all commended the governor for the opportunities they to contribute to the development of the state.

They noted that if given another opportunity they would wholeheartedly accept to contribute additional quota to the development of the state.

Meanwhile, Yahaya also inaugurated a 11-man 2023 Transition Committee, with retired Federal Permanent Secretary Dr Ibrahim Daudu, as Chairman and Dr Mu’azu Shehu,  Director-General, Research and Documentation, Government House Gombe State, as  Secretary of the Transition Committee.

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