Imoke Recalls Suspended Exco Members, Two Others Left Hanging


SAN FRANCISCO, January 28, (THEWILL) -  Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State, Tuesday, recalled six of seven commissioners and 12 of 13 special advisers he suspended indefinitely on December 03, 2013, for failing to participate in a walk marking the World AIDS Day in Calabar.

A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr.

Michael Aniah, announced their recall.
Those recalled are Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr.

Attah Ochinke; Commissioner for Finance, Etim Caifas; Commissioner for Women Affairs, Mrs.

Edak Iwuchukwu; Commissioner for Social Development, Mrs.

Patricia Endeley; Commissioner for Water Resources, Mr.

Elemi Etowa; and Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr.
James Aniyom.
The Special Advisers include Mr.
Wilfred Usani, (Tourism Development); Eyo Okpo-Ene (Religious Affairs); Fabian Okpa (Special Duties); Gerald Adah (Investment Promotion); Fred Osim (Political and Legislative Affairs); Mark Obi (Legal Adviser); Francisca Nkoyo Effiom (Debt Management); Mrs.

Johnson Ebokpo (NGOs); Odo Effiong (Information and Telecommunication Technology); Prof.

Temple Edim (Strategic Planning and Development); Eja Dons (Projects Monitoring and Evaluation) and Ntufam Odo Oji (Forestry and Biodiversity).

The Commissioner for Environment, Dr.
Sandy Onor and Mr.
Effiong Bassey, a Special Adviser on Mineral Resources were not recalled.