Friday, 29 June 2012


Governor Peter Obi has inaugurated the reconstituted Anambra State executive council with a charge that they must be ready to make personal sacrifices in the interest of the State.
Speaking after the swearing in ceremony performed by the solicitor general, Ada Unubagha, the Governor charged members of the new state executive council to sustain the financial stability of his administration.
He also urged them to contribute to make the last eighteen months a further consolidation of his administration’s achievements.
Oseloka Obaze who resigned his job at the United Nations was first to take his oath of office as the new secretary to the state Government.
Among the 12 commissioners sworn in are, Professor Stella Okunna, who retains her position in the ministry of budget and economic planning along with her new position as the chief of staff.
Others are Emeka Nwankwu, Public Utilities, Calistus Ilozumba, Works, Peter Afuba, Attorney general and commissioner for justice, while Robert Okonkwo is to oversee the ministry of commerce and industry.
Chike Ohamobi is the commissioner for transport, Azuka Enemuo is to preside over the ministry of local governments, Patrick Obi is in charge of the housing ministry, Edozie Aroh takes over as the commissioner for youths and sports while Joe Martins Uzodike is the new commissioner for information, culture and tourism.
Commissioner for women affairs and social development is Henrietta Agbata as Vincent Ezenwaji is expected to serve as the commissioner for special duties.
 Governor Peter Obi as saying the remaining eight commissioner nominees will soon be made public after a rigorous selection process.

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