Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has sacked all Special Assistants(SAs) and Senior Special Assistants(SSAs).
Obaseki had appointed 192 Special Assistants representing each ward in the state and 54 Senior Special Assistants comprising three persons from each local government area on his assumption of office in 2016.
He later appointed 18 female Special Assistants on gender.
In a letter signed by Secretary to the State Government(SSG), Barr. Osarodion Ogie, the sacking of the SAs and SSAs was with immediate effect.
Ogie said the sacking was in line with efforts to reorganise governance structure in order to enhance efficient service delivery to Edo people.
He said the sacked appointees have been advised to hand over government properties in their possession, adding that fresh appointments would be announced within 30 days.