Sanwo-Olu dissolves cabinet ahead of swearing-in
Written by Adeola Ibrahim on May 24, 2023
The governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed all the state political appointees to declare their assets before handing over their official duties on Friday, May 26, 2023.
He added that the assets declaration complies with the provision of paragraph 11 (1b), part one of the fifth schedule of Nigeria’s constitution on the end of tenure assets declaration.
The governor, who gave the order in a circular issued by the head of service, Muri Okunola, said the affected officers are special advisers (cabinet and non-cabinet), commissioners, all assistants (personal assistants, technical assistants, and personal aides), among others.
He directed the officers to prepare individual handover notes and return any government property, including utility/project vehicles in their possessions, to the accounting officer/most senior director of their respective ministries, departments and agencies (MDAS).