Imo: 36-year-old, former minister, 15 others make Gov Ihedioha's cabinet

Imo: 36-year-old, former minister, 15 others make Gov Ihedioha's cabinet

- Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo has named members of his cabinet

- 36-year old Ekezie Johnbosco Okeahialam, a first-class graduate of Economics in on the list

- Also on the list is US-based engineer; Ely Enwerem, former minister; Prof. Viola Onwuliri and former commissioner; Hon. Chuma Nnaji

Ekezie Johnbosco Okeahialam, a graduate of Babcock University, has been appointed into the cabinet of Emeka Ihedioha, governor of Imo state.

A first-class graduate, Okeahialam holds a bachelor of science in economics and has a master in business analytics and consulting from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

Before now, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Continental Sports and Entertainment Company Limited with business portfolio estimated at $21.5 million and over 1,200 direct and indirect staff across West and Central Africa.

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He also worked briefly as Head Business Development Unit of Wakanow.com Limited between 2014 and 2015.

Also on the list is Mrs. Viola Onwuliri, a university professor of biochemistry who served as Nigeria's foreign minister during the Jonathan administration.

A former commissioner of information and deputy speaker of the Imo state House of Assembly, Hon. Chuma Nnaji, also made the list.

Others are; Reginald lhebuzo, Prof Emeka Felix Ebidiekwe, Engr. Benjamin Nnamdi Ekwueme, Prof. Uchenna Joseph Uwaleke, Prof Nicholas Anayo Amaefule, Barr. Chijioke Nzekwe, Umez-Eronini Okechukwu, Mikam Mgbegwelu, Dr. Vin Udokwu, Bon Unachukwu, Mrs Nkeiruka lbekwe, Engr Sly Enwerem, Chief Emma Nworgu and Tony Eze Okere.

Meanwhile, Governor Ihedioha has said his administration is determined to make Imo, the cleanest state in the federation.

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The governor who spoke at the Government House, Owerri, on Wednesday, July 17 during the inauguration of the panning, sensitization and implementation committee for the July, 2019 clean-up exercise, said the health of the state's citizens was threatened by unhealthy environment.

He said that between 2008 and 2011, the state was adjudged the cleanest in the country by the federal ministry of environment, lamenting that in the past 8 years, the state had become one of the dirtiest.

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