Nigerian Governor Makes Fresh Appointments, Names, Powerful Positions Revealed

Nigerian Governor Makes Fresh Appointments, Names, Powerful Positions Revealed

  • The governor of Enugu state, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Wednesday, August 24, appointed two new commissioners
  • The swearing-in ceremony was held at the Executive Council Chamber of the Government House, Enugu
  • Meanwhile, the PDP governor made this move amid a serious internal crisis rocking the party ahead of the 2023 elections

On Wednesday, August 24, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi swore in Mr. Peter Okonkwo and Mr. Jideofor Ebeh to serve as commissioners in Enugu state, PM News reported.

The ceremony was held at the Executive Council Chamber of the Government House, Enugu.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Mr. Peter Okonkwo and Mr. Jideofor Ebeh, Enugu state
On Wednesday, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State swore in Mr Peter Okonkwo and Mr Jideofor Ebeh as commissioners. Photo credit: PDP Governors Forum Official
Source: Facebook

The details of the new commissioners

Okonkwo hails from Nsukka Local Government Area (LGA), while Ebeh is an indigene of Isi-Uzo LGA.

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The oath of office was administered by the Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Mr Victor Emeribe, and witnessed by House Speaker Edward Ubosi.

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This development was also confirmed by the PDP Governors Forum Official through a statement posted on the Facebook page of their official site, accompanied by pictures.

Those who attended the swearing-in ceremony

Others were the State Chairman of the PDP, Mr Augustine Nnamani; the member representing Enugu East-Isi-Uzo Federal Constituency, Mr Cornelius Nnaji; and a former member of the House of Representatives, Mr Kingsley Ebenyi.

Other dignitaries that witnessed the event included the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Simon Ortuanya; the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor, Prof. Malachy Okwueze, the Chairman, Isi-Uzo LGA, Mr. Obiora Obeagu; and others.

Ugwuanyi earlier sent in their names to the State Assembly

Ugwuanyi had, on Tuesday, August 16, nominated the duo as commissioners and forwarded their names to the House of Assembly for confirmation.

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