Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello on Monday directed all the Permanent Secretaries and Heads of parastatals in the State Civil Service to immediately proceed on compulsory leave. A statement issued by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Kingsley Fanwo said the State Accountant General has been relieved of his position, while his second in command will proceed on 30 days compulsory leave.
The statement reads: “I wish to confirm that His Excellency, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has directed that all Permanent Secretaries, Heads of administration are to go on compulsory leave with immediate effect. The only exemptions to this category are people on acting capacity and the Permanent Secretary, Government House.
“Also, the Accountant General has been relieved of his position, while the second in command will proceed on 30 days compulsory leave. “At the Local Government level, the Directors of Local Government (DLGs), treasurers, education secretaries and cashiers are also to proceed on compulsory leave.”