Jigawa government has approved the suspension of Alhaji Nasidi Abdullahi, Caretaker Committee Chairman, Sule Tankarkar Local Government Area and the Secretary, Malam Muhammad Abubakar.
This is contained in a statement issued by Alhaji Ahmed Muhammad, Public Relations Officer, Ministry of Local Government Affairs.
The statement, made available to newsmen on Friday in Dutse, said the suspension takes immediate effect.
Muhammad said the two political officers were suspended as a result of misunderstanding between them.
He said that the chairman had been directed to handover to the Vice Chairman, Malam Jafaru Muhammad, while the Secretary is to handover to the Director of Administration and General Services.
Meanwhile, a committee to look into the remote and immediate cause of the misunderstanding leading to the suspension of the duo had been set up by the Secretary to the State Government.
Malam Isma’il Ibrahim, spokesperson to the secretary to the state government, Alhaji AbdulKadir Fanini, made this known in a statement.
According to Fanini, the five-member committee will look into the cause of the misunderstanding between the two suspended officials.
Fanini urged the committee members to discharge their duties with the fear of God and recommend disciplinary action to be taken.
“The state government will not hesitate to take disciplinary action against any of the two political officers found wanting,’’ he said, adding that the committee has seven days to submit its report. (NAN)