SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, (THEWILL) – Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has approved the dismissal of three Directors of Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Agency (KASUPDA) and two other members of staff of the state Geographic Information Service (KADGIS) for abusing the revised Millennium City layout.
The sack was conveyed in letters signed by Grace Yusuf Bature, on behalf of the General Manager, KASUPDA, Saratu M.Haruna, which was delivered to the recipients – Charles Akau Ibrahim, Director of Urban Planning and Research; Adamu Aliyu Nuhu, Director of Development Control; and, Philemon Mairabo, Director Urban Planning and Research.
The letters read: “Sequel to your suspension from the service via letter No.PER/SEC.351/VOL.1/006 dated 31st May 2016, I am directed to convey to you the State Council’s decision at its 17th meeting held on 9th May, 2016 to dismiss you from the service of the state government with immediate effect.
“This is as per the report of the committee that investigated the role of some staff of Ministry of Land and Surveys and Country Planning, KASUPDA and Traditional Rulers in the Revised Millennium City Layout abuse TPO.833 which indicted you.
“You are further directed to hand over all government properties in your possession to the agency please.”
Another letter signed by Ibrahim Hussaini, dated 19th May, 2016 said two staff of KADGIS, Mr. Jacob Makadas Kogi and Mr. Joshua A. Gambas were also dismissed over abuse of the Revised Millennium City Layout land.
“Further to council decision on the report of the committee to investigate the roles played by you and traditional leaders in the abuse of the revised Millennium City Layout (TPO.833), I wish to inform you that your appointment has been suspended with immediate effect and subsequent dismissal from the public service by the State Civil Service Commission.
“You are to hand over all government properties under your custody to the surveyor general, please,” the letter read.
Story by David Oputah