Ambode sacks three commissioners

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has dropped three of his Commissioners in a minor cabinet reshuffleon Wednesday.

Those dropped include, commissioners in charge of Tourism- Mr Folorunsho Folarin-Coker; Finance, Dr. Mustapha Akinkunmi and Transportation, Dr. Ekundayo Mobereola.

This development comes exactly one year after the Governor constituted his Executive Council, precisely on October 19, 2015.

In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello, the Governor also directed the Special Adviser, Arts and Culture to take over as the Acting Commissioner for Ministry of Tourism and Culture.

Bello also announced that the Special Adviser on Transportation, Prince Anofi Elegushi will take over as Acting Commissioner for Transportation while the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance,  takes over as the Acting Commissioner for Finance pending the appointment of new Commissioners in the respective ministries.

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