March 1, 2021

1Billion Contract Scam: Nasarawa Governor Sacks SSG

The Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule has sacked the Secretary to the State Government Alhaji Tijjani Aliyu  with immediate effect.

In a Press Release by the Permanent Secretary, Government House Administration, Hamza Gayam, the governor approved the termination of the SSG ‘s appointment with effect from Monday 8 June, 2020.

Alhaji Tijjani Aliyu is requested to immediately hand over all government property in his possession to the Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Affairs and Special Services in the office of the Secretary to the State Government.

Governor Abdullahi Sule however, thanked the former SSG for his service and support to his administration and wished him well in his future endeavour.

It would be recalled that the Nasarawa State House of Assembly had last week asked  Governor Abdullahi Sule to sack the SSG, Alhaji Tijjani Aliyu after he was indicted in the 1Billion Naira Contract Scam for the renovation and fencing of Public Secondary Schools in the State.