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Gov. Ikpeazu dissolves Abia state executive council


Gov. Ikpeazu dissolves Abia state executive council

The governor of Abia state, Okezie Ikpeazu, has dissolved the state executive council, including commissioners and special advisers as well as senior special assistants.

Also affected in the cabinet dissolution is the Secretary to the State Government.

The news was contained in a statement posted on the government’s website on Friday night and signed by the Permanent Secretary, Government House, Onyii Wamah.

The only three cabinet members retained by Gov. Ikpeazu are his Chief of Staff, Sunny Nwakodo; Commissioner for Finance, Obinna Oriaku; and the Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General of the state, Umeh Kalu (SAN).

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

The dissolution is coming after the commissioners of the state took turns to present their scorecards at a forum attended by Ikpeazu 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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