Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has dissolved the State Executive Council with immediate effect.
The governor has also sacked the Secretary to the State Government, Bala Bello Maru, and the Chief of Staff, Colonel Bala Mande, retired.
Also affected are all chairmen and members of the state commissions and boards of various agencies.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Special Adviser the governor on Public Enlightenment, Media and Communication, Zailani Baffa.
The dissolution did not affect commissions provided for by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The statement directed all the commissioners to hand over the affairs of their ministries to their respective permanent secretaries.