Akwa Ibom governor, Emmanuel, sacks commissioners

Governor Udom Emmanuel, Akwa Ibom State Governor
Governor Udom Emmanuel, Akwa Ibom State Governor

The Akwa Ibom governor, Udom Emmanuel, has dissolved the State Executive Council.

A statement issued on Saturday evening by the Secretary to the State Government, Etekamba Umoren, said the commissioners were to hand over to the permanent secretaries in their ministries.

No reason was given for the decision.

The statement said, “The Governor expresses his deep and profound appreciation for the contributions of the EXCO members to the development of the state, and wishes them success in their future endeavours.”

Most of the sacked commissioners were inherited from the government of former Governor Godswill Akpabio.


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  • shakara123

    GBAM….Udom Emmanuel is trying to be his own man. Let us see how this plays out as Akpabio’s hold over him may be gone.


    It is not their father house, they should be sastified by now, the state is rich, and as such per capital income should be enough, Udom u have tried.

  • JasV

    How can a pig clean its den? Call him by any name, dress him/her or hermaphrodite in the most presentable, dress and jewellery, a pig will always remain one. An EMPHATIC FANTASTICALLY CORRUPT PIG

  • aisha ani

    Looks like another Godfather is in trouble,the Obj and Tinubu club will be welcoming new member very soon.

  • PLAN A

    From Udomisticated to UdomiWILD!!!