After Supreme guarantee on his election, Gov Ikpeazu part ways with SSG, Commissioners

By Editor on 17/06/2017

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Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has dissolved the state executive council weeks after Supreme Court affirmed his election.

The dissolution was contained in a statement signed and posted on the state government’s official website by Onyii Wamah, the permanent secretary, government house.

According to the permanent secretary, the governor retained Sunny Nwakodo, his chief of staff, and Obinna Oriaku, the commissioner for finance.

Also retained is Umeh Kalu, the commissioner for justice and attorney-general of the state.

No reason was given for the sack of the commissioners, special advisers as well as senior special assistants and the SSG.

The dissolution was coming after the commissioners took turns to present their scorecards at a forum attended by the governor between May 28 and May 29.

The statement also announced the appointment of three special advisers to the governor, including the former commissioner for works, Eziuche Ubani, who was appointed as the special adviser on works and project monitoring.

Others were Emma Nwabuko and Solomon Ogunji, who were appointed as special adviser/personal secretary to the governor and special adviser on urban renewal, respectively.



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Posted on June, 17 2017

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