Breaking News: Abia EXCO dissolved

Posted by News Express | 15 May 2013 | 3,904 times

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The Abia State Executive Council (EXCO) has been dissolved by the governor, Chief Theodore Orji.

The governor announced the dissolution during the weekly EXCO meeting at the EXCO Chambers of Government House, Umuahia.

Those affected are all the commissioners, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), the Chief of Staff to the Governor and the Deputy Chief of Staff. Members of the EXCO have been in office for about two years.

The immediate past Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Dr. Eze Chikamnayo, broke the news of the EXCO dissolution while brief newsmen on the outcome of the EXCO meeting.

Announcing the dissolution, Chikamnayo said: “As is normal and routine in every political setting, EXCO was formally dissolved today. The dissolution of the EXCO today was not based on any ill-feelings but was simply carried out as part of the routine re-engineering of the machinery of government.

“That was why when His Excellency, our dear God-sent Governor, announced the formal dissolution of EXCO, every member of the EXCO applauded the governor for being the best ever leader anybody would have wished to have served under.”

“From my personal experience, Governor T. A. Orji remains the best governor to work with as a commissioner. His candour, his maturity, his fatherly disposition, his wisdom in the face of very trying moments stands him out as the best governor anybody would have wished to work under.”

The dissolved EXCO members were sworn into office in July 2011.

Photo shows Governor T. A. Orji.

Source: News Express

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