Sally Mbanefo, C-Don Adinuba , Others sworn in by Governor Obiano



www.odogwublog.com reports that Governor Willie Obiano has sworn in nineteen Commissioners and eleven Special Advisers to serve in the second term of his administration.

Out of the nineteen Commissioners that were sworn in, eight served in the first term while the other eleven were new additions to the state executive Council.

While some took over from the out gone commissioners, others had newly created Ministries assigned to them.

Notable among the new commissioners are the Commissioner for Environment and Beautification, Arch Mike Okonkwo, his Information and Public Enlightenment Counterpart, Mr. C-Don Adinuba, the thirty-two years old Commissioner for Youths Entrepreneurship and Sports Development, Mr. Bonaventure Enemali, among others.

The Oaths of Allegiance and Office were administered on the new appointees on behalf of the Governor by a Deputy Director in the State Ministry of Justice, Mrs. Nnedi Okechukwu, who represented the Solicitor- General of the State.

Swearing in the Commissioners and Special Advisers, Governor Obiano congratulated them for being selected to serve the state, reminding them that so much is expected from them in making the next four years of his administration glorious.

He told them that their performance will be appraised on a hundred-day basis and anyone found wanting will be disengaged, urging them to immediately hit the ground running.

Wishing them well in their respective areas of work, Governor Obiano assured the new appointees that he will give them the necessary support to enable them succeed.

Immediately after the swearing in, Governor Obiano and the new appointees went in for the first Executive Council Meeting of his second term where it is expected that the discussions and agreements reached over the weekend during the retreat of the State Executive Council, will be reviewed and adopted.

Here is the full list of the Commissioners and Special Advisers 

The 19 Commissioners are Dr Mrs Uju Nwogu (Attorney General and commissioner for Justice), Hon Ifeatu Onejeme (Commissioner for Finance, Hon. Mark Okoye, (Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Hon Greg Obi, (Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs). 

Others are Dr Joe Akabuike (Commissioner for Health), Hon. Obi Nwankwo (Commissioner for Public Utilities), Hon. Afam Mbanefo, (Commissioner for Agriculture) and Prof Kate Omenugha (Commissioner for Basic Education).

The Commissioners joining the cabinet newly are C. Don Adinuba (Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment), Engr Marcel Ifejiofor (Commissioner for Works), Nnamdi Onukwuba (Commissioner for Lands), Architect Mike Okonkwo (Commissioner for Environment and Prof. Obiekezie Theresa (Commissioner for Tertiary and Science Education). 

Also sworn in are Dr Christian Madubuko (Commissioner for Trade and Commerce), Mr Uche Okafor (Commissioner for Transport), Mr Bonaventure Enemali (Commissioner for Youth Entrepreneurship), Sally Mbanefo (Commissioner for Local Artwork, Culture and Tourism), Ndidi Mezue (Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs) and Engr Emeka Ezenwanne (Commissioner for Housing).

The 11 Special Advisers (SPADs) sworn in are CHIKODI ANARA (SPAD ON SECURITY ,SAFETY AND EMERGENCY), MELIE ONYEJEPU (SPAD ON BUDGET MONITORING AND IMPLEMENTATION), OKAY INNOCENT EZEOBI (SPAD ON COMMUNITY PROJECTS IMPLEMENTATION), DR VIN OKPALA (SPAD ON MEDICAL SUPPLIES / FACILITY), AMAKA AKUDO (SPAD ON SPECIAL DUTIES / CONTINUOS VOTERS REGISTRATION), IFEATU OBI-OKOYE (SPAD ON POLITICAL MATTERS), 
NGOZI OKONKWO (SPAD ON EFFICIENCY, TRAINING AND MOTIVATION), DR ONYEKA IBEZIM (SPAD ON INDIGENOUS MEDICINE AND HERBAL PRACTICE), PAUL NWOSU (SPAD ON FARM  IMPLEMENTATION/ MECHANIZATION), PAT IGWEBUIKE (SPAD ON LEGAL MATTERS), and VERA OKONKWO (SPAD ON CHIEFTAINCY AND COMMUNITY MATTERS).

Sally Mbanefo, C-Don Adinuba , Others sworn in by Governor Obiano Sally Mbanefo, C-Don Adinuba , Others sworn in by Governor Obiano Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Rating: 5

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