Anambra House of Assembly confirms Obiano’s 19 commissioner nominees , as retreat begins

www.odogwublog.com reports that the Anambra State House of Assembly on today confirmed all the 19 commissioner nominees presented by Governor Willie Obiano.
 
 The confirmation followed the adoption of the report of the Assembly screening committee at plenary on Thursday in Awka. 
 
Presenting the report, Chairman of the committee Mr Halford Oseke (APGA-Awka South) said that the 19 nominees met the requirements needed to be members of the state executive council.

Oseke said they had all attained the mandatory 30 years of age required for appointment as commissioners in the state and showed ability to serve. 
 
Adding his voice , Mr Kingsley Irubah (APGA-Nnewi South) urged his colleagues to support the motion to allow the Governor implement his developmental projects in the state.
 
 The lawmakers, thereafter, confirmed the nominees through a voice vote. 
 
In her remarks, the Speaker of the Assembly, Mrs Rita Maduagwu, urged the nominees to see themselves as agents of positive change in the state. 
 
She also urged them to support the Governor in implementing his policies and programmes to uplift the living condition of the people. 
 
The  nominees are Messrs Mark Okoye, Ifeatu Onejeme, Marcel Ifejiofor, Dr Joe Akabuike, Nnamdi Onukwube and Obi Nwankwo. 
 
Others are Prof Kate Omenugha, Mrs Nkechi Obiekezie, Mrs Uju Nwogu,
 
 Messrs Michael Okonkwo, Afam Mbanaefo, Christian Madubuko,  Uche Okafor and Bonaventure Enemali. The rest are Mr Fidel Adunuba, Mr Greg Obi, Mrs Sally Mbanaefo and Mr Emeka Ezenwanne.
 
Meanwhile , Awka North and three other local government areas are without commissioners even as the Governor declared a retreat for the commissioners open.
Anambra House of Assembly confirms Obiano’s 19 commissioner nominees , as retreat begins Anambra House of  Assembly confirms Obiano’s 19 commissioner nominees , as retreat begins Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Thursday, March 22, 2018 Rating: 5

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