Mimiko dissolves cabinet
Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, on Monday announced the dissolution of the state executive council.
The dissolution also affected all non statutory boards and parastatals.
It came less than 24 hours after he took oath of office for another term.Thank you all: Mimiko and his wife and the children, the first family of Ondo state
Mimiko thanked the outgoing cabinet members and other political office holders for their selfless service to the state in the last four years.
He said, “I have always said that the good work we have been able to achieve has been as a result of the synergy and team effort put in by all of us at the cabinet as well as in other positions of responsibilities we have found ourselves since we came on board.
“Through our collective efforts, rich debates, engaging arguments, agreements sometimes disagreements; we have provided responsible and dedicated leadership to the people. Diligence has been our watchword and for this I am very grateful to all of you.”
He listed the affected office holders as commissioners, chairmen and members of boards and parastatals; Senior Special Assistants, Special Assistants and others who have served in positions other than statutory commissions.
Mimiko added that they cease to hold such political office, after the announcement.
He said the dissolution however excludes all appointees whose tenures are not tied to the expiration of his government’s first term.