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Ebonyi governor sacks council chairpersons

07 September 2016, 12:20

Abakalliki -  Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has sacked the 13 Local Government Council Caretaker Chairpersons he appointed in 2015.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Emmanuel Onwe.

“The Caretaker Chairmen are directed to hand over to Heads of Personnel Management (HPMs) in their respective local government before the close of business on thursday 8th September 2013,” the statement said.

The governor thanked the sacked officials for their services to the state and wished them well for the future.

Also read: Ambode sacks 57 Executive Secretaries of LG councils

The governor, according to the statement, also effected a minor reshuffling of his cabinet.

Elizabeth Nwogbaga, who was in charge of Ministry of Border Peace and Conflict Resolution, was transfered to Culture and Tourism Ministry..

Francis Orji was moved from the Ministry of Water Resources to Border Peace and Conflict Resolution.

Euphemia Nwali was transfered from the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to take charge of the Water Resources Ministry.

- News 24


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