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Ebonyi: Umahi Suspends Commissioners, Aides

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Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Friday approved the dissolution of the State Executive Council with immediate effect.

Naija News reports that this was made known by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Kenneth Ugbala after the council’s meeting.

Ugbala however revealed that Umahi did not sack some key officers during the first phase of the dissolution.

Those not affected include SSG, Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Cletus Ofoke; Commissioner for Finance, Orlando Nweze and Commissioner for Information, Uchenna Orji.

Others are Commissioner for Border Peace, Stanley Okoro Emegha; SSA Investment, Chioma Nweze and Commissioner for Capital City, Onyekachi Nwebonyi.

Commissioner for Road Infrastructure Concession, Nweze Kings, and his counterpart in charge of Works, Ogbonnaya Obasi as well as the SSA on Welfare and Religious Matters, Rev Fr Abraham Nwali are also to remain.

The Special Assistants to the Governor office of the Deputy Governor, Capital City, Finance, Parks, Media and Medicals are also to remain in their positions.

Also all Personal Assistants to the Governor are also not affected by the dissolution.

Ugbala said the dissolution is to enable the government to carry out an appraisal of their performances

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.