Governor Obaseki had appointed 192 Special Assistants representing each ward in the state and 54 Senior Special Assistants comprising three persons from each local government areas
Obaseki later appointed 18 Special Assistants (females) on Gender.
Today’s Echo gathers this will make a total of 264 Assistants.
In a letter signed by Secretary to the State Government, Barr. Osarodion Ogie, the sacking of the SAs and SSAs was with immediate effect.
Ogie said the sacking was in line with efforts to reorganise governance structure to enhance efficient service delivery to Edo people.