Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has sacked all Special Assistants and Senior Special Assistants, stating that fresh appointments would be announced within 30 days.
In a letter signed by Secretary to the State Government, Barr. Osarodion Ogie, it was noted that the sacking of the SAs and SSAs was with immediate effect, The Nation reports.
It was also added that the sacking was in line with efforts to reorganise governance structure to enhance efficient service delivery to Edo people.
The governor directed all the sacked appointees to hand over government properties in their possession.
Recall that Obaseki had appointed 192 Special Assistants representing each ward in the state and 54 Senior Special Assistants comprising three persons from each local government areas and later appointed 18 Special Assistants (females) on Gender.