The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma has dissolved the State executive council, and sacked 20 commissioners in the state.
This was announced yesterday by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba shortly after the state executive council meeting in Owerri.
The commissioner’s sack is coming one month after the governor reshuffled his cabinet and appointed new Commissioners for Finance and Health.
The Information and Strategy Commissioner who spoke to journalists noted that the dissolution is to rejig the activities of the state government after one year in office.
He noted that the governor appreciates the dismissed officers for their contributions to the Uzodinma-led administration and the state at large.
“He appreciated them for their contribution towards all the success of the government and wish them well in their future endeavours,” Emelumba said.
However, eight (8) out of the twenty-eight (28 ) commissioners, were left to carry on with their activities for continuity and strategic administration.
The commissioners retained uncle: Health, Information, Tourism, Women Affairs, Works, Finance, Youths, and the Ministry of Technology.
Emelumba further stress that a new executive council will be constituted in no distant time.
Meanwhile, The Government and people of Imo State extend their gratitude to individuals and organizations who have continued to identify with their shared prosperity efforts through the establishment of critical infrastructures in the state.
The governor communicated this through his Twitter handle while commending Prince Mbata on his gesture and contribute their quota towards the development of the State.