2023: Niger Gov. directs political appointees, public servants aspiring for political offices to resign before March 31st

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*Photo: Gov. Sani Bello *

The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has directed Political Appointees and other Public Servants in both State and Local Governments of the State aspiring for political offices in 2023 to tender their resignation before 31st March, 2022.

A statement issued by Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Ahmed Ibrahim Matane further explained that the recent Electoral Act 2022, signed by President Muhammadu Buhari, provides that Political Appointees and Public Servants aspiring to contest elections must resign their positions before the conduct of political party primaries.

According to the statement, “in compliance with this provision, all Political Appointees and other Public Servants serving in both State and Local Governments should submit their letters of resignation to the Office of Secretary to the State Government on or before 31st March, 2022”.

“This is for your information and strict compliance please”, the statement declared.

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