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Sunday, 16 October 2016
Akwa Ibom state governor sacks all his serving commissioners
The executive governor of Akwa Ibom state, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has approved the sacking of all the members of the State Executive Council, comprises of all the commissioners of the state. This is according to a statement released my the Secretary of the State government, Etekamba Umoren. The Governor in the statement, expresses his deep and profound appreciation for the
contributions of the EXCO members to the development of the state, and
wishes them success in their future endeavours.
He however, advised the outgoing commissioners to hand over to the Permanent Secretaries in the respective ministries pending the reconstitution of a new
No reason has been given for the sack so far, but it has been alleged that most of the outgoing commissioners are stooges from his predecessor, Godswill Akpabio who were selected for political compensation.