By Nkoli Opara (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma, has sacked 20 commissioners and dissolved the State Executive Council, one month after he reshuffled his cabinet and appointed new Commissioners for Finance and Health.
This was disclosed to the press on Wednesday by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy Declan Emelumba, following the State Executive Council meeting in Owerri, the state capital.
According to commissioner, the dissolution was meant to rejig the activities of the state government after one year in office, adding that the governor appreciates the dismissed officers for their contributions to his administration, assuring that a new executive council will be constituted soon.
However, out of the 28 commissioners, eight were retained to carry on with their activities for continuity and strategic administration. The commissioners are Health, Information, Tourism, Women Affairs, Works, Finance, Youths, and the Ministry of Technology.