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

Muhammad-Goronyo had on Tuesday evening decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The former Commissioner, who was also the Chairman, Publicity and Media Committee of the PDP Governorship Campaign Council in Sokoto State, announced his defection at APC campaign rally in Wamakko.

Muhammad-Goronyo 's sack was announced by Tambuwal’s Director-General, Media and Public Relations, Abubakar Shekara in a statement in Sokoto.

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“Governor Aminu Tambuwal has relieved Barrister Bello Goronyo of his appointment as Commissioner for Information with immediate effect.

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

He explained that the decision to relieve the official of his post was sequel to the alleged sabotaging of the state government’s efforts on its laudable programmes and activities.

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