Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu Sacked All His Commissioners, Special Advisers & Assistant Senior Advicers
Abia state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has recently sacked the state executive council which includes all his commissioners, senior special advisers and assistant senior special advisers.
Mr. Onyii Wamah who is the permanent secretary of the state government house made the the dissolution known in a statement which was published on the Abia State government’s website yesterday, Friday night.
With respect to what the state permanent secretary posted on the website, he said the governor retained his Chief of Staff, Mr. Sunny Nwakodo, Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Obinna Oriaku and as well as the Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General of the state, Chief Umeh Kalu.
There is currently no stated reason why the governor sack his cabinets but there are some speculations that the dissolution of the executive council followed the Commissioners and other top officials have presented their scorecards during a forum attended by the governor on May 28th and 29th of this year.
The Published statement also announced the immediate appointment of three special advisers to the governor which includes the former commissioner for works, Mr Eziuche Ubani as the new Special Adviser on Works and Project monitoring, Mr Emma Nwabuko as the New Special Adviser & Personal Secretary to the governor and finally Mr Solomon Ogunji as the new Special Adviser on Urban Renewal.
This sanction of Entire cabinets of Abia State governor also followed the dismissal of all Imo State cabinet members by the state governor, Rochas Okorocha but, their is quite different between the dismissal of the two states’ entire cabinet members. Pertaining to Imo State, the Governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha made the reason for the sanction known which he said it’s a strategic bid to re-strengthen his regime but, no reason was given by the governor of Abia State.