GOVERNOR BABAJIDE SANWO-OLU DISSOLVE CABINET
The Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has State dissolved his cabinet ahead of May 29 inauguration for a second term in office.
In a circular issued on Wednesday 24th May 2023 by the state Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, notified all commissioners, special advisers, all assistants (senior special assistants, special assistants, personal assistants, technical assistants, personal Aides etc) that their appointment term ends on 26th May 2023.
All affected political office holders have been authorized to prepare individual handover notes and return every single government property in their possession to the accounting officer or the most senior director of their respective Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs).
The circular reads.
"It is hereby notified for general information that, Mr. Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has directed that political appointees, specifically, Honourable Commissioners, Special Advisers (Cabinet and Non-Cabinet), all Assistants (Senior Special Assistants, Special Assistants, Personal Assistants, Technical Assistants, Personal Aides etc) be notified of the end of term of their appointments, with effect from the close of work on Friday, 26 May, 2023."
"Therefore, all affected political office holders are expected to prepare individual handover notes and return any government property, including utility/project vehicles in their possession to the accounting officer/most senior director of their respective Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs)".
"In addition to handing over to their respective permanent secretaries, cabinet members are to send a copy of the handover notes to the permanent secretary, Cabinet Office not later than Friday, 26, May, 2023."
“Furthermore, all concerned officers are to comply with the provision of paragraph 11 (1b), part one of the Fifth Schedule of Nigeria Constitution on End of Tenure Assets Declaration."
"Accordingly, all affected political office holders, accounting officers of MDAs and the general Public are enjoined to note the contents of this circular and give it the deserved service-wide publicity."