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Makinde dismiss 17 commissioners, Chief of Staff

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has sacks his cabinet, sacking the Chief of Staff (CoS) and 17 Commissioners.

The remaining cabinet members who were not sacked were the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Head of Service (HOS) and the Director General of Due Process office.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that Makinde announced the dissolution of the Executive Council after a meeting of the body on Tuesday.

Read more: Makinde is Developing Oyo in Line with Campaign Blueprint, Says Aide

The meeting lasted about five hours.

Makinde told the sacked cabinet members it was time to retool after two years.

Governor Makinde thanked the commissioners and the chief of staff for their contributions and wished them well in the future.

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