Dr Saka Haruna Audu, the commissioner for Health in Kogi State, has been dismissed of his position by Governor Yahaya Bello with immediate effect.
According to reports, DR Saka Haruna Audu the Commissioner was fired for alleged financial mismanagement.
According to a source, Dr. Saka left his post at the state Ministry of Health in Lokoja on Tuesday.
Some people are apparently appealing with the Governor not to make the information public.
Dr. Saka Haruna Audu was said to have informed several of his colleagues that he had been suspended rather than fired as Kogi health commissioner
Attempts to reach him for comment were futile since he refused to return phone calls and messages.
Dr. Saka Haruna was one of Bello’s first commissioners appointed during his first term.