By Temi Joshua
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has sacked his Special Adviser on Media, Salihu Tanko Yakasai.
This new directive was contained in a statement released by the commissioner of Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, today.
According to him, the governor sacked Yakasai based on his “continued unguarded comments and utterances which are deemed contrary to the stand of the All Progressive Congress (APC) government which he is serving.”
The governor said Yakasai of had fail to “differentiate between personal opinion and official stand on matters of public concern and therefore cannot be allowed to continue to serve in a government he does not believe.”
The governor warned all political appointees and public servants to be mindful of their comments in the public.
“The governor also warned political appointees and public servants to guard against making statements capable of drawing superfluous controversy,” the statement added.
This coming after Yakasai demanded the resignation of President Buhari over recent abduction of students.
“Clearly, we as APC government, at all levels, have failed Nigerians in the number 1 duty we were elected to do which is to secure lives & properties. Not a single day goes by without some sort of insecurity in this land. This is a shame! Deal with terrorists decisively or resign,” he had tweeted.
After his comment on Buhari’s administration and APC party.
Multiple media reported that DSS arrested Yakasai for demanding the resignation of President Buhari.
However, DSS denied the report in a statement that reads below.
”The DSS State Director Muhammad Alhassan said that, “we have not arrested or even invited Yakasai. don’t forget he is our friend, sometimes, he advise us on issues of critical Security situations in the state”.