Governor Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has dropped the Commissioner for Works, Alhaji Ibrahim Panti, from his cabinet.
The governor stated this in a statement issued on Wednesday in Minna by his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs Mary Noel-Berje.
He directed the Commissioner for Works, Alhaji Ibrahim Panti, to hand over to the Commissioner for Planning, Alhaji Mamman Musa, with immediate effect.
He also directed the Commissioner of Finance, Alhaji Zakari Abubakar, to oversee the Ministry of Planning in addition to the finance ministry.
However, the statement was silent on what becomes of Panti.