Obiano reshuffles cabinet

Posted by News Express | 24 March 2016 | 2,841 times

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Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, reshuffled his cabinet on Wednesday, moving around some of the commissioners and re-designating ministries. A statement made available to News Express by the Governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Social Media, Ifeanyi Aniagoh, disclosed as follows:

New movements:

(1) Ogbuefi Tony Nnacheta (Commissioner for Information and Communications Strategy)

(2) Dr. Barr. Mrs. Uju Nwogu (Commissioner for Youth Entrepreneurship & Sports Development)

(3) Ifeatu Onejeme (Commissioner for Finance, Industry, Innovations & Development Finance Institutions)

(4) Hon. Chinwe Nwebili (Commissioner for Road, Rail & Water Transportation)

(5) Mrs Amaka Ilobi (Commissioner for Trade, Commerce, Markets & Wealth Creation)

(6) Sir Okey Morka (Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning & Rural Development)

(7) Mrs Stella Onuora (Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs, Culture & Tourism)

(8) Dr. Ifeanyi Ejikeme (Commissioner for Environment, Beautification & Ecology)

(9) Mr Mark Okoye (Special Adviser, Ministry of Economic a Planning, Budget & Development Partners). This ministry will in the interim be overseen by the Secretary to the State Government.

The newly re-designated ministries with their Commissioners retained are:

(1) Chief Law Chinwuba (Commissioner for Road Construction, Road Furniture & Maintenance)

(2) Chief Greg Obi (Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy & Community Affairs)

(3) Dr. Victoria Chikwelu (Commissioner for Social Welfare, Children & Women Affairs)

(4) Engineer Frank Ofor (Commissioner for Housing & Urban Renewal)

(5) Mr Obi Nwankwo (Commissioner for Power & Domestic Water Development)

(6) Dr. Chinedu Emeka (Commissioner for Mineral Resources, Science & Technology)

(7) Mr Afam Mbanefo (Commissioner for Agriculture, Mechanisation, Processing & Export)

Commissioners & Ministries Retained Unchanged

(1) Professor Kate Omenugha (Commissioner for Education)

(2) Barrister Anali Chude (Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice)

(3) Dr. Joe Akabuike (Commissioner for Health)

Retained principal officers:

(1) Professor Solo Chukwulobelu (Secretary to the State government)

(2) Professor Joe Asike (Chief of Staff)

(3) Sir Willie Nwokoye (Principal Secretary).

“Chief Obiano charged the Commissioners to hit the ground running anew and build on the monumental successes recorded in the last two years,” Mr. Aniagoh said.

•Photo shows Governor Obiano.


Source: News Express

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