Nigerian Governor Sacks 4 Commissioners, 5 Aides

The Governor of Cross River State, Nigeria Gov. Ben Ayade has sacked four Commissioners in his cabinet and five Special Advisers.

Ayade’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Christian Ita, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Calabar.

The affected commissioners are Asu Okang, the Commissioner for Information and Donatus Etim who headed the Ministry of Climate Change.

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

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

In the Governor’s words ‘… 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.”

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