Gov. Ikpeazu dissolves cabinet, retains six Commissioners

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has dissolved the State Executive Council.
Enyinnaya Appolos, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, in a statement on Wednesday said six out of the 27 Commissioners were not affected by the dissolution.
He listed them as: Chief Eziuche Ubani, Commissioner for Works; Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, Commissioner for Information; and Dr. Aham Uko, Commissioner for the Environment.
Others are Obinna Oriaku, Commissioner for Financel Dr. John Ahukannah, Commissioner for Health; and Chief Umeh Kalu, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice.
Appolos said the state government sincerely appreciated the members of the dissolved executive council for their service to the state.
The outgoing commissioners were directed to hand over state government’s property in their possession to the Permanent Secretaries of their various ministries.
Ikpeazu, who was reelected for a second term in the March 9, 2019 general election, will take a fresh oath of office on May 29, 2019.