Governor Adams Oshiomhole has directed the Edo State Head of Service, Mr Jerry Obazele, to proceed on retirement.
The retirement of the officials was revealed on Wednesday in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Peter Okhiria.
According to the statement, “the Permanent Secretary, Information and Communication Technology Agency, Mr Dan Aigbavboa, has been retired, while “the Director Software, Edo State Information and Communication Technology Agency, Mr Toju Onaiwu, has been suspended”.
“All members of the Edo State Pensions Board are hereby directed to report to the State Civil Service Commission for proper investigation and disciplinary action in accordance with the Civil Service Rules.
“Members of the Pensions Board are advised to steer clear of their offices until investigations are concluded” the statement read.
Okhiria also hinted that Governor Oshiomhole had appointed Mrs Gladys Idahor as the new Head of Service in Edo State.