Muhammad Badaru, governor of Jigawa state, has sacked , Adamu Sarki, the state commissioner for land, housing and urban development.
Abdulkadiri Fanini, secretary to the state government, disclosed this in an interview with NAN in Dutse, the state capital.
Fanini, who did not give reason for the action, said Badaru could terminate appointment of any political appointee if his service was no longer needed.
He said the governor had already directed Ahmed Mohammed, the commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs, to oversee the ministry.
He said Mohammed would double as commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs and that of land, housing and urban development.