Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha has sacked 13 political office holders in the state, which includes his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu.
Nwosu is believed to be Okorocha’s preferred choice as the next governor of the state.
The chief press secretary to the governor, Samuel Onwuemeodo in a statement today, said the sacked appointees are seeking elective positions on the All Progressives Congress (APC) platforms.
He listed those affected by the sack as:
George Eche – Secretary to the Government of Imo State
Uche Nwosu – Chief of Staff, Government House
Paschal Chigozie Obi – Principal Secretary to the Governor
Kingsley Uju – Deputy Chief of Staff (Operations)
Emma Ojinero – Commissioner for Trade & Investment/Commerce
Nnamdi Obiareri – Commissioner for Information
Ngozi Njoku – Commissioner for Gender/Social Development
Lady Joy Mbawuike – Commissioner for Market Development
Obinna Mbata – Commissioner for Finance
Dan Nworie – Commissioner for Tertiary Education
Simeon Iwunze – Special Adviser on Urban Renewal
Obinna Amagwula – Special Assistant General Duties
Betty Uzoma- Special Assistant Finance