Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has forwarded second list of 36 commissioner nominees to the Cross River House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.
The list was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Calabar by Hope Obeten, Chief Press Secretary to Speaker of the Assembly, Eteng Jonah-Williams.
The list comprises commissioner- nominees from the 18 local government areas of the state.
NAN reports that the governor had earlier sent in three names to the Assembly for screening as commissioners, thereby raising the number to 39.
NAN reports that over 80 per cent of the commissioner-nominees had earlier served in the first term of Ayade.
Some of them are: Inyang Asibong who was Commissioner for Health, Asu Okang was Commissioner for Sport and Dane Osim-Asu, who was in charge of Works.
Some of the new nominees are: Jake Otu-Enyia, Mfon Bassey, Betta Edu, and Omang Idiege.