Ebonyi gov sweeps all LG chairmen out of office afer one yr, reshuffle
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Ebonyi gov sweeps all LG chairmen out of office afer one yr, reshuffles cabinet

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Ebonyi gov sweeps all LG chairmen out of office afer one yr, reshuffles cabinet

Ebonyi State governor, Dave Umahi has shown exit door to all local government council Caretaker Chairmen he appointed a year ago.

This is also as the governor carried out what he described as a minor reshuffling of his cabinet.

This new development is contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Sen Emmanuel Onwe.

According to the statement, the governor directed that all the Caretaker Chairmen “to hand over to Heads of Personnel Management (HPMs) in their respective local government before the close of business on Thursday September 8, 2013”.

The governor thanked them for their services to the state and wished them success in all their future engagements.

The statement also disclosed that the governor has moved Mrs Elizabeth Nwogbaga, who was in charge of Ministry of Border Peace and Conflict Resolution, to Culture and Tourism Ministry.

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“Mr Francis Orji was transferred from Ministry of Water Resources to Border Peace and Conflict Resolution; Mrs Euphemia Nwali will leave the ministry of Culture and Tourism to take charge of the Water Resources Ministry.

“It was a direct swap between Donatus Njoku of Solid Minerals and his Economic Empowerment and Job Creation counterpart, Rt. Hon Sabinus Nwankwegu,” the statement said.

All handover processes were to be concluded by 12noon on Wednesday.

It learnt that the state cabinet members are already agitated, they fear they may be the next to be shown the exit door.

By Ebere Ndukwu …

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