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Gov. Willie Obiano Dissolves Inherited Exco And Swears In New Commissioners And Special Advisers

By Mazi Odera
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Gov. Willie Obiano today dissolved the Executive Council (Exco) he inherited from Gov. Peter Obi and within one hour, swore in a brand new Exco, ensuring a nimble and seamless transition. He charged those appointed to be diligent and above board or risk losing their position.

Those sworn in today include:

State Commissioners:

1. Arc. Callistus Ilozumba -- Ministry of Works

2. Mrs. Lilian Azuka Enemo -- Ministry of Local Government

3. Mr. Anali Chude -- Attorney General/Ministry of Justice

4. Mr. Lawrence Chinwuba -- Ministry Housing

5. Mr. Greg Obi -- Ministry of Finance

6. Professor Solo Chukwulobelu -- Ministry of Economic Planning/ Budget

7. Mr. Ifeatu Onyejeme -- Ministry Trade and Commerce

8. Dr. Vicky Chukwuelu -- Ministry of Women Affairs

9. Dr. Chinedu Emeka -- Ministry of Pub. Utilities/Water Resource

10. Mr. Anthony Umerah Onyima -- Ministry of Information

11. Mr. Chukwuma Mbonu -- Ministry of Transport

12. Mr. Everistus Ubah -- Ministry of Environment

13. Ms. Stella Onuorah -- Ministry of Lands, Survey & Urban Dev. 14. Professor Kate Omenugha -- Ministry of Education

15. Mr. Tony Nnacheta -- Ministry of Youths and Sports

16. Mr. Nobert Obi -- Ministry of Special Duties

17. Dr. Josphat Akabuike -- Ministry of Health,

18. Mr. Nnamdi Mekoh -- Ministry of Agriculture

19. Mr. Obi Nwankwo -- Ministry of Science and Technology


1. Barr. Alex Ejesieme -- Legal Counsel/Litigation

2. Barr. Tabansi-Okoye -- Special Duties

3. Mrs. Vivian Nwandu -- Millennium Development Goals

4. Chief Joe-Martins Uzodike -- Political Matters. [ABSENT]

5. Barr. I.O. Udemba --Chieftaincy and Town Union Matters

6. Arc. Amaechi Okwume --Urban Development and Town Planning

7. Mrs. Amaka Ilobi -- Public Utilities

8. Mrs. Ngozi Okonkwo -- Internally Generated Revenue (IGR)

9. Chief Chikodi Anara -- Security

10. Dr. Onyeka Chikwuibezim -- Youth Empowerment