Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has allegedly dissolved the State Executive Council.
A source in the Government House who spoke with The Union Nigeria, disclosed that the governor instructed all former commissioners and members of the state executive council to handover to Permanent Secretaries of their ministries.
The State Government Executive Council has been sitting since afternoon.
Secretary to the State Government (SSG), all special advisers, including the Chief Strategist of the Government and the senior political adviser were also affected.
Delta State Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, disclosed the development on Tuesday while briefing journalists at the Government House, Asaba.
It happened that the Exco today lasted a bit longer than we anticipated. Let me from the onset drop what may be the headline for today: the Exco has been dissolved.
And so, I am the immediate past commissioner for information. All commissioners are to hand over to permanent secretaries with immediate effect.
“All special advisers are also to handover to the person next to them, including the chief strategist of the Government, and of course, including the chief of staff, the SSG and the senior political adviser,” Aniagwu said.
Although details are not clear yet, reason behind the dissolution is following the tensed political situation of the state ahead of the 2023 general elections.