Bauchi state governor, Mohammed Abubakar, today dissolved the state Executive Council and sacked his entire cabinet. In a statement released by his chief press secretary, Abubakar Al-Sadique, the governor named Mohammed Umar as the new secretary to the state government. Speculations about the planned reshuffle within the state political circle had been on for over two months.
The reason for the sack of the commissioners is yet unknown. Only the Special Adviser on Security, Brig-General Ladan Yusuf retained his position.