Breaking News: Akwa Ibom Governor dissolves cabinet, sacks commissioners

Posted by News Express | 16 October 2016 | 4,019 times

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The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has announced the dissolution of the State Executive Council, sacking all the commissioners “with immediate effect.” No reason was given for the action.

A statement issued last night by Secretary to the State Government, Sir. Etekamba Umoren, said: “The Governor expresses his deep and profound appreciation for the contributions of the EXCO members to the development of the state, and wishes them success in their future endeavours.

“Permanent Secretaries in the respective ministries are to take over the running of the ministries pending the reconstitution of a new Executive Council.”

Source: News Express

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