[NEWS] OKOROCHA FIRES 13 COMMISSIONERS, ADVISERS

Rochas Okorocha

 

IMO STATE GOVERNOR, ROCHAS OKOROCHA HAS SACKED THE SECRETARY TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT, GEORGE ECHE, HIS CHIEF OF STAFF, UCHE NWOSU, DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF, KINGSLEY UJU, AND HIS PRINCIPAL SECRETARY, PASCHAL OBI.
OTHERS AFFECTED BY THE DEVELOPMENT ARE THE COMMISSIONER FOR TRADE, INVESTMENT AND COMMERCE, INFORMATION COMMISSIONER, COMMISSIONER FOR GENDER AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, COMMISSIONER FOR MARKET DEVELOPMENT, COMMISSIONER FOR FINANCE, COMMISSIONER FOR TERTIARY EDUCATION, SPECIAL ADVISER,URBAN RENEWAL, SPECIAL ASSISTANT GENERAL DUTIES AND SPECIAL ASSISTANT FINANCE.
A STATEMENT ISSUED IN OWERRI BY THE CHIEF PRESS SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNOR, SAM ONWUEMEODO, DISCLOSED THAT THE AFFECTED APPOINTEES ARE CONTESTING ELECTIVE POSITIONS ON THE PLATFORM OF THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS, NOTING THAT THE SACKING IS TO ENABLE THEM ADVANCE THEIR POLITICAL CHANCES AHEAD OF THE APC PRIMARIES.