Kaduna state Governor, Mallam Nasir El- Rufai has approved the sacking of 99 political appointees in the state.
The Governor made the announcement at a media chat with Journalist.
According to El-Rufai, the disengaged political appointees constitute 30% of political officeholders.
‘’So far, 99 political appointees have lost their jobs but we have not commenced rightsizing civil servants.
We want to be fair with regards to civil servants. We had earlier promised that before we reduce the size of the civil service, we will start with political appointees and we have done that.”
The Governor added that 99 per cent of the people need better schools, hospitals, water supply, roads, markets, and support for agriculture to make a living outside the government
“Kaduna State cannot continue to use 84 per to 96 per cent of our revenues to pay salaries of less than one per cent of the population.”