The current Governor of Edo State in Nigeria, Mr. Obaseki, has sacked all his Special Assistants and Senior Special Assistants. He also said the sacked appointees should hand over all the government properties which is in their possession.

Barr. Osarodion Ogie who revealed it a letter with had the signature of the Secretary to the Edo State Government, said the sacking of the various Assistants was in line with efforts to reorganise governance structure to enhance efficient service delivery to the people of Edo State.

The disclosed letter said fresh appointments would be announced within 30 days.

Governor Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki had before appointed 192 Special Assistants representing each ward in the state and 54 Senior Special Assistants comprising three persons from each local government areas of the state. Gov. Godwin Obaseki also later appointed 18 Special Assistants which were females on Gender.