Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has terminated the appointment of his political aides.
Those affected are, all Senior Special Assistants, Special Assistants, Technical Assistants and Executive Assistants.
The Secretary to the state Government, Mr. Foluso Daramola announced this in a statement in Ado Ekiti.
Mr. Daramola said the action, which was in consonant with the state’s transition law, was also to ensure payments of entitlements of political office holders and their terminal benefits.
He explained that Governor Fayemi approved the termination of their appointment with effect from 31st July 2022.
The SSG further stated that the action would pave the way for the state government to process all outstanding allowances to the affected officials, for a smooth transition from the incumbent administration to the new government.
The memo reads in part: “A Transition Committee was constituted to among others, evolve strategies for a smooth transition from the incumbent to the incoming government.
“One of the duties of the Committee, in line with Ekiti State Transition Law, is to ensure the payment of entitlements of political office holders including their terminal benefits.
“His Excellency Dr John Kayode Fayemi has approved that the services of all Senior Special Assistants, Special Assistants, Technical Assistants and Executive Assistants would end on 31st July 2022 to enable the State Government process all outstanding allowances of the affected officials more so that the Government is winding up.”