Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state has directed all political appointees to submit letters of resignation by 30th April 2019 as he commences selecting the team for his second-term in office.
A statement by Samuel Aruwan, the governor’s spokesperson said the governor will exercise his constitutional prerogative to decide on re-appointments while giving the Kaduna State Ministry of Finance adequate time to compute severance payments and reconcile liabilities.
According to the directive, each notice of resignation must be submitted along with a handover note, signed by the political appointee on behalf of the MDA or office to which he or she had been appointed :”All resignation letters should be properly addressed to the Principal Private Secretary”, the statement noted.
The statement explained further that, a government notice issued in Kaduna State stated that Malam Nasir el-Rufai has thanked all political appointees for their contributions and service to the state during his first-term.
The statement reads: “As he constitutes the team that will assist him in his second-term, the governor said he expects the process to be enriched by the handover notes from the political appointees, and the report of the Transition Committee headed by the Deputy Governor-elect, Dr. Hadiza Sabuwa Balarabe”.