Breaking: In Kaduna, El-Rufai fires 19 political appointees


Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai has sacked at least 19 political appointees.

A statement from the state government on Wednesday, said  affected officials include two Special Advisers, a deputy Chief of Staff and several special assistants.

According to the statement, the governor said the 19 disengaged staff were the first phase of public servants who will depart the public service, in continuation of rightsizing the workforce.