June 25, 2021

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Gov. Ayade of Cross River sacks 4 commissioners,  5 aides

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Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River sacks four Commissioners in his cabinet and five Special Advisers, Ayade’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Christian Ita, says.

By George Odok

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has sacked four Commissioners in his cabinet and five Special Advisers.

The sack is contained in a statement by Ayade’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Christian Ita, on Monday in Calabar.

The sacked are Mr Asu Okang, who was the Commissioner for Information and Mr Donatus Etim who headed the Ministry of Climate Change.

Others are Mrs Rita Ayim, who was the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Mr Mike Usibe who was the Commissioner for New Cities Dvelopment.

The affected special advisers are; Mr Leo Inyambe, who was the Special Adviser on Security, Mr John Etim, Oil Palm Development and Mr Orok Duke, Special Adviser on Callywood, Mr Victor Okon and Mr Agbiji Mbeh-Agbiji.

‘Consequently, they are hereby directed to return government properties and vehicles in their care with immediate effect to the Chief of Staff to the governor.

”The governor thanked them for their services to the state and wishes them well in their future endeavours,” he stated. (NAN)

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