Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state has effected a cabinet shake-up
leading to dropping of six Commissioners in the Imo State Executive
The affected commissioners are: Chief Ejike Uche (Public Utilities and
Rural Development), Nze Ogueri Enwerem (Commerce and Industry), Dr.
Obinna Duruji (Information and Strategy) and Engr. Ogwazuo (Culture
Others are: Barr. Nelson Ezerioha (Transport), and Mrs. Ann Dozie of
Women Affairs and Social Development.
The Chief of Staff to the Governor, Prince Eze Madumere who addressed
newsmen after State Executive Council meeting in Government House
disclosed that a list of new Commissioner Nominees has been forwarded
to the House of Assembly for screening.
He said that the appointed commissioners are Ichie Uche Mbanaso, the mayor of Orlu, Hon. Chinedu Offor, the Senior Special Assistant to the
Governor on Media, Barr. Lady Nnanna Ugochi Okoro, Mr. Chima
Iwuchukwu, Barr. Emma Ekweremba and Prince Charles Onuoha, the Senior
Special Assistant on MDGs.
Madumere added that the governor also effected a minor reshufflement
which also affected some Special Assistants and Senior Special
Assistants which its list would soon be made public.
He explained that the affected appointees were dropped following the
desire of the governor to effect some changes and re-jig the machinery
of governance after re-assessment of progress made by the present
administration in the past one year.