Posted by Ifeoma, Awka | 19 March 2018 | 2,480 times
Barely 48 hours after he was sworn in for a second term in office, the Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has sworn in four principal officers of his cabinet to herald a new tenure.
The appointees were part of his team during his first term in office include, Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Solo Chukwudobelu, Mr. Primus Odili as Chief of Staff, Mr. Willie Nwokoye, Principal Secretary to the state government and Mr. James Eze as the Chief Press Secretary.
While Professor Chukwudebelu retained his position as the SSG, Chief Willie Nwokoye, was also returned as the Principal Secretary to the State Government.
The new appointees are Mr. James Eze, who served as a Senior Special Adviser to the Governor during his first team in office, was elevated to the position of the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor and Primus Odili, who served as the Secretary, Re-Election Campaign Committee, to serve as the Chief of Staff.
Speaking at the swearing-in ceremony held at the executive chamber of the government house in Awka, the state governor charged them to take appointments seriously and brace up squarely to face the challenges of their offices which he described as enormous.
He said: “You should remember that you have been given a very serious assignment and should brace up because the task ahead is very enormous.”
The Chief Press Secretary, who addressed journalists shortly after the event, reiterated the Governor’s position adding that his understanding was that Obiano’s second term would be very eventful for the people of the state, particularly the South East zone generally.
He said the governor was ready for the challenges of governance. Eze assured that the Governor wants to build and consolidate on the achievements of his first four years in office, and that he would be fair to all.
The CPS, whose office would coordinate activities of the state governor in relation to the media, said he was ready for the task and to serve the state diligently.
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