Enugu - Gov. Sullivan Chime of Enugu State on Thursday dropped five commissioners in a minor cabinet reshuffle.
This is contained in a statement issued in Enugu by the Secretary to the State Government, Amaechi Okolo.
The statement listed those affected as Prof. Martin Anikwe, commissioner for Agriculture; Dr Simon Ortuanya (Education), Fidelia Ugwu (Health), John Egbo (Environment) and Charles Ajah (Water Resources).
It directed the former commissioners to hand over to their successors, who were sworn in on Wednesday, July 3 by Chime.
The new commissioners are Prof. Chris Okoro (Education), Dr George Ezeh (Health), Dr Nnaemeka Chukwuone (Environment), Michael Eneh (Agriculture) and Michael Nwachukwu (Water Resources).
Chime said, while swearing them in that the shake-up was aimed at injecting new blood into the cabinet, and expressed the hope that the new commissioners would accelerate the implementation of the four-point agenda of his administration by 2015.