By Fausat Bello
Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi has approved the appointment of Chief Samuel Okoronkwo as his new Chief of Staff, with immediate effect.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Kenneth Ugbala, on Monday in Abakaliki, the state capital.
“Governor Dave Umahi has approved the appointment of Chief Samuel Okoronkwo as Chief of Staff, Government House, Ebonyi.
“The appointment is with immediate effect,” it stated.
Governor David Umahi on Friday, May 28,2021 dissolved the state Executive Council after its enlarged meeting.
Kenneth Ugbala, the secretary to the State Government (SSG), who disclosed this to reporters after the meeting said the dissolution was to allow the government appraise performances of the different ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs).
Chief Okoronkwo, who was the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs until his new appointment, replaced Mrs. Queen Agwu, who was recently dismissed. The governor however extended his felicitations to the new appointee.