Breaking: Governor Umahi sacks Ebonyi executive council

Breaking: Governor Umahi sacks Ebonyi executive council

- Ebonyi state governor has dissolved his executive

- The announcement was made by Kenneth Ugbala, the state SSG

- Meanwhile, some members were not affected by the dissolution

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Governor David Umahi has dissolved the State Executive Council with immediate effect.

According to the Nation Newspaper, this was disclosed by the secretary to the State Government (SSG) Kenneth Ugbala.

He however pointed out some key officers were not affected by the dissolution.

Breaking: Governor Umahi sacks Ebonyi executive council
Governor Umahi has sacked Ebonyi executive council. Photo: @DaveUmahi
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Those not affected, according to him, 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.

Recall that reported that Dave Umahi, governor of Ebonyi has finally lifted the lids on why he defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

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Speaking while featuring on Arise TV on Thursday, November 19, from Abakaliki, Ebonyi state capital, Engineer Umahi described as "absolute rubbish" the claim that "PDP made me what I am."

The governor, who has since become the darling bride of the APC household after his defection, stated that he was convinced to join the APC train due to the "father" in President Muhammadu Buhari.

Thlso e governor arubbished the claim that the PDP made him what he is, saying he has contributed immensely to the opposition party including raising the idea of bringing Godwin Obaseki into the fold during his turbulent moments at APC.

Meanwhile, the ruling party is reportedly planning a massive raid on the PDP in an attempt to lure some of its bigwigs in the southeast following Umahi's defection.

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