Governor Udom of Akwa Ibom State sacks Commissioners

Akwa Ibom governor, Udom Emmanuel, has dissolved the State Executive Council. Commissioners have been directed to hand over to the permanent secretaries in their ministries. Most of the sacked commissioners are men loyal to former Governor Godswill Akpabio.

Read the official government press release below:

Dissolution of the State Executive Council
His Excellency, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, Governor, Akwa Ibom State has approved the dissolution of the State Executive Council with immediate effect.

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

Permanent Secretaries in the respective ministries are to take over the running of the ministries pending the reconstitution of a new Executive Council.

Sir Etekamba Umoren, FNIM
Secretary to the State Government