A former g aspirant in Delta State, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, has called on the people of the State to stop attaching meanings to the action of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in dissolving the State Executive Council.
He stated this while reacting to the news of the dissolution of the State Executive Council, which affected the Secretary to the State Government, Senior Political Adviser, Special Advisers and others. He said the various comments following the Governor’s action, was uncalled for.
He said; “is a normal routine for Governors and Presidents all over the world to rejig their cabinets. It is a normal routine of Governors in most cases to dissolve the cabinet in a bid to restructure the Government to achieve more for the people. so it is normal practice by governors across the board.
“It will shock you to know that despite the myriads of challenges facing our nation today, Delta State under the able leadership of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has continued to enjoy steady progress and transformation in almost every sectors, with an avalanche of projects being commissioned almost on a daily basis.
“Therefore, Deltans must continue in their support and prayers for the Governor so as to deliver at least 95% on his Stronger Delta Agenda”.
Meanwhile, the Delta State Governor had dissolved the State Executive Council shortly after the Council’s meeting presided over by him.
The immediate past Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu made the disclosure while briefing journalists on some of the decisions reached at the Council meeting held at Government House, Asaba.
He noted that the dissolution was part of the administration’s efforts in restructuring governance for better service delivery to Deltans. Aniagwu added that members of the dissolved Executive Council have been advised to hand over government property in their possession to the most senior government officials in their respective offices.
“The State Executive Council has been dissolved. All Commissioners are to hand over to their Permanent Secretaries with immediate effect.
“All Special Advisers are also to hand over to the person who is next to them including the Chief Strategist of the government and of course including the Chief of Staff, the SSG and the Senior Political Adviser.
“The governor, before announcing the dissolution of the exco, thanked all members of his government for their contributions–both those who have been there in the past six years and those who joined the train two years ago,” Aniagwu said.