The Kebbi State government has suspended two officials of the state’s Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education for bad behavior.
The state’s Acting Head of Service, Alhaji Safiyanu Garba-Bena, confirmed the development in a statement issued on Sunday in Birnin Kebbi by the Special Adviser to the governor on Media, Yahaya Sarki.
Garba-Bena said: “The office of the Acting Head of Service, Kebbi State, has suspended two officials of the Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, Hassan Abubakar-Ngaski, Component Lead 1.1 and Abubakar Sule, Project Coordinator under the Adolescent Girls’ Learning and Empowerment (AGILE) Programme.
“The two officers have been suspended for concealment of vital information to the appropriate authority as it relates to the new construction on the AGILE programme which constitutes insubordination and disrespect to the constituted authority.
“The offences, insubordination, and negligence of duty are punishable under Public Service Rule No. 030301(H) and (0) which the two officers are liable to.
“Consequently, the two erring officers have since been issued with letters of suspension with immediate effect until further notice.”
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