Tambuwal loses commissioner to APC in Sokoto
Tambuwal lost to Atiku Abubakar in the PDP presidential primary election in October

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has sacked his Information Commissioner Bello Muhammad-Goronyo, following his defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The sack was revealed in a statement on Tuesday Tambuwal’s Director-General, Media and Public Relations Abubakar Shekara.

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“Gov. Aminu Tambuwal has relieved Barrister Bello Goronyo of his appointment as Commissioner for Information with immediate effect,” the statement added.

“The Permanent Secretary has been directed to take over the affairs of the Ministry immediately.”

Concise News understands that Muhammad-Goronyo had on Tuesday evening decamped from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to APC.