Taraba gov sacks media aide over daughter’s wedding


Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has sacked Alhaji Hassan Mijinyawa, as his Chief Press Secretary.

Mijinyawa was removed on Saturday and replaced with his deputy, Iliya Beckyu.

His removal was said to be a fallout of intrigues that played out at his daughter’s wedding in Jalingo, the State capital, following which he was alleged of abuse of protocol.

Rumbling about his sack said the sacked CPS ran afoul of Gov. Ishaku following his alleged refusal to allow the Fatiha, which took place at his residence to commence as scheduled despite the presence of the Deputy Governor, Alh. Hassan Manu, who represented the governor and other dignitaries including officiating clerics.

Instead, Mijinyawa delayed the programme till the arrival of Minister of Power, Alhaji Saleh Maman, who came in with his entourage 30 minutes behind schedule.

Mijinyawa’s action was said to have infuriated the governor and cost him his job.

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