Delta state governor, Dr. Emmanuerl Uduaghan has formally dissolved the state executive council and all other political appointees in the state.
He announced this during the weekly state executive council meeting which commenced at about 12 noon and lasted till 4pm on Thursday, May 26, 2011.
According to the state commissioner for information, Mr. Oma Djeba, who briefed the press shortly after the meeting said that Governor uduaghan has directed all affected political appointees to hand over all government property in their possession on or before Wednesday, June 1, 2011 to the most senior officers of their respective ministries.
He said that the dissolution also affects some board and political appointees except statutory boards which include the Civil Service Commission, Judicial Service Commission, Local Government Service Commission, House of Assembly Service Commission, State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Governing boards of various institutions and the Board of Internal Revenue.
“I thank all of you for working with me in past four years and I am sure that the experience you have garnered in the last four years would still be put to effective use in your future endeavours. It is through your collective efforts that this government achieved its three point agenda”, Uduaghan was quoted to have said.