Anambra: Obiano swears in new commissioners, special advisers

The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano,has sworn in 19 commissioners and 11 Special Advisers to form part of his cabinet for second term.

The Solicitor General of Anambra State, Mrs. Chinelo Okechukwu, administered the oath of office and allegiance on the new commissioners at the Government House, Awka.

The commissioners are: Dr. Uju Nwogu, Ministry of Justice; Messrs Ifeatu Onejeme, Finance; Mark Okoye, Economic Planning and Budget and Greg Obi, Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

Dr. Joe Akabuike, is for Health; Messrs Obi Nwankwo, Public Utilities; Afam Mbanefo, Agriculture and Prof. Kate Omenugha, Basic Education.

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While Mr. Don Adinuba is for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr. Marcel Ifejiofor is for Works; Nnamdi Onukwuba, Lands and Mr. Mike Okonkwo, Environment.

The governor who spoke shortly after the swearing in said he believed that the commissioners would justify the confidence reposed in them.

While congratulating them, he warned that anyone not found to have performed well within the first 100 days in office would be fired.