Gov Uzodimma reshuffles cabinet


Imo Governor Hope Uzodimma has approved a reshuffle of the State Executive Council with immediate effect.

Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Chief Declan Emelumba, Commissioner for Finance and Coordinating Economy, Dr. Mrs. Doris Anite and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. COC Akaolisa retained their portfolios.

Emelumba who disclosed the reshuffle in a statement on Saturday, said the list of commissioners and their portfolios as approved by the Governor moved from 17 to 35.

According to the statement, Prof. Johncliff Nwadike replaces Prof. Sylvester Ifunanya Okorondu as commissioner for Education; Emeka Okoronkwo becomes the Commissioner for Sports, Youths and Social Development while Bar Emenike Ejikeme moves to Ministry of Environment.

Others that retained their portfolios include: Hon. Dr. CC Osuala, Budget, Economic Planning and Statistics; Lady Love Ineh, Housing and Urban Development; Mrs. Ruby Emele, Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs; Martin Ekeh, Mines and Solid Mineral; Prince Henry Okafor, Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs; Chijioke Onumajulu, Industries; Noble Atulegwu, Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning Amadi Chimezie Paulinus (Digital economy), among others.

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