Three-time Commissioner for information in Abia State, Barr. Eze Chikamnayo and 26 other Commissioner nominees have been sworn-in by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu in Umuahia, with a charge on the new appointees to help the Governor in completing ongoing projects in the State.
The Governor who stated this at Michael Okpara auditorium, Umuahia, tasked his new aides to assist his government in completing his people-oriented policies, while urging them to write their names in gold through positive performance.
He explained that the appointees were carefully selected before their nomination and admonished the new Commissioners to maintain close relationship with the grassroots.
The new Commissioners and their portfolios were as follows,
Mazi Donatus Okorie – Ministry of Cooperatives and rural development,
Mr. Ndom Godwin-Boundary matters,
Chief Okezie Erondu- Ministry of science and technology,
Professor Ikechi Mgbeoji, Ministry of Agriculture,
Pascal Karibe Ojigwe – Ministry of Sports,
Mrs. Uwaoma Olewengwa- Ministry of Industry promotion and Development and Prince Christopher Enweremadu- Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.
Others were Barr. Charles Esonu – Ministry of Youth Development,
Chief Chinagorom Nwankpa-Ministry of Housing,
Hon. Monday Ehilegbu- Parastatals, Deaconess Rose Urenta- Ministry of Women Affairs,
Chief Kingsley Imaga- Ministry of Public Utilities,
Chidiebere Uwagwu Kalu-Establishment and Training,
Barr. Chijioke Mark, Post-Basic Education,
Chief Chisom Nwachukwu- Ministry of Special duties/Vulnerable groups,
Mr. Sopuruchi Bekee- Ministry of Home Land Security,
Chief Eze Nwanganga, Ministry of petroleum and energy Development,
Barr. Tony Nwanmuo- Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Barr. Sam Nwogu- Ministry of Environment.
The rest were Dr. Chidi Onwuchuruba- Ministry of Lands and Survey, Mr. Ugochukwu Emezue- Documentation and Strategic Communications,
Mrs. Adaku Oseiza, Ministry of SMES and New Businesses Development, Barr, Eze Chikamnayo, Ministry of Information and strategy,
Chief Godswill Nwanoruo, Ministry of Transport, Prince Obinna Okey Inter -Governmental Affairs,
Chief Ukwu Rocks Emma, Ministry of Basic Education
Barr Chinenye Emelogu -Joint Project and implementation while the immediate past Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu is to serve as the new Commissioner for Trade and Commerce.