Okorocha Sacks Commissioner For Information, Other AidesFeatured, Imo, Latest News, News Across Nigeria, News From The State Friday, September 16th, 2016
By Ignatius Okpara
IMO, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Imo State Governor, Rochas Anayo Okorocha, has sacked his Commissioner for Information, Dr. Vitais Ajumbe as well as two other aides.
The affected Special Advisers included that of Public Enlightenment and Strategy, Mr. kelechi Okpalaeke and his counterpart on Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Justice Odika.
A statement issued by the Governor’s Principal Secretary Mr. Pascal Obi, in Owerri on Thursday, said the sack was with immediate effect.
Meanwhile, the Governor has appointed Pastor Ralp Afoaku as the Director General (DG) of the state-owned media – the Imo Broadcasting Corporation (IBC).
Afoaku took over from Mrs. Esther Obong-Egbuna the former DG, who died three months ago.
Okorocha also appointed Mr. Hilary Opara a Deputy Inspector General of Police (retd) as Special Adviser on Security Matters, while Mr. Ananyo Chukwu was appointed as the Special Adviser on Social Media.
He equally appointed Mr. Evan Enwerem (jnr) as the Transition Committee Chairman for Ikeduru Local Government Area.
The statement advised all those affected to hand over all government property in their possession to the permanent secretaries in their ministries.
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