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Eight Commissioners Sacked As Ortom Dissolves Cabinet



Ortom To Buhari: Everything Is In Bad Shape Under Your Government

Eight commissioners have been sacked and eight others retained as Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State dissolved his cabinet.

This was made known in a statement issued on Tuesday by Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Anthony Ijohor.

According to the statement, the governor advised the sacked commissioners to hand over to Permanent Secretaries in their respective ministries.

He, however, expressed his profound appreciation to the outgoing commissioners for their service to the State and wish them well in their future endeavours.

The commissioners retained are Commissioner of Finance, David Olofu; Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Micheal Gusa; Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Solid Mineral, Bernard Unenge and Commissioner of Health and Human Services, Dr. Joseph Ngbea.

Others were Commissioner of Housing and Urban Development and Supervising Commissioner for the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, Chief Ekpe Ogbu; Commissioner of Energy, Science and Technology Overseeing Ministry of Education, Dr. Godwin Oyiwona.

Also retained are the Commissioner of Women Affairs and Social Development overseeing, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Mrs Nylazungwe Igirgi, and Commissioner of Rural Development overseeing the Ministry of Water Resources, Engr. Victor Ukaha.

The statement disclosed that the governor has appointed new Commissioner-nominees and forwarded their names to the State Assembly.

It listed the commissioner-nominees as Dr. Kester Kyenge, Engr. Uungwa Sachia, Agbatar Rodney, Michael Inalegwu, Agber Senjamin Aernan, Dr. Jane Aja, Saawuan Tamongo, and Levi Nguher.

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