Abia Gov Okezie Ikpeazu Dissolves Cabinet, Retains Six Commissioners

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has dissolved the State Executive Council.

Ikpeazu in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Enyinnaya Appolos said six out of the 27 commissioners were not affected by the dissolution.

They are: Chief Eziuche Ubani, Commissioner for Works; Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, Commissioner for Information, and Dr Aham Uko, Commissioner for Environment. Others are Mr Obinna Oriaku, Commissioner for Finance, Dr John Ahukannah, Commissioner for Health and Chief Umeh Kalu, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice.

The statement noted that the state government appreciated the members of the dissolved council for their service to the state.

The outgoing commissioners were directed to hand over state government property in their possession to the permanent secretaries of their various ministries.

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