The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, on Monday, swore in 18 new commissioners into various ministries in the state.
The swearing-in ceremony held at the exco chamber of the government house in Owerri, the state capital.
The Governor charged the commissioners to partner with him to develop the state and see their appointments as a privilege to bring their expertise to bear in the service of the state.
The commissioners and their designations are Prof. EJC Duru, Environment; Dr. Prosper Ohayagha Success Obinna, Health; Prof. Sylvester Ifunanya Okorondu, Education; Dr. Anthony Christian Mgbeahuruike, Livestock; Kezie Ogaziechi, Land Survey; Rex Anunobi, Transport; Lady Dr Love Ineh, Housing; Hon. Mrs Ruby Emele, Local Government & Chieftaincy Affairs and Mr. Simon Ebegbulem, Commerce & Industry.
Others are Chief Dr. Okey Anukwuem, Special Duties; Chief Ford Ozumba, Labour/Productivity; Lady Ann Dozie, Power/Water Resources; Rt. Hon. Goodluck Opiah, Petroleum; Stanley C Obidiegwu, Special Projects; Dr Ugorji Okechukwu Ugorji, Homeland Security/Vigilante Affairs; Dr Elias Emedom, Mines/Solid Minerals; Dr Berth Okorochukwu, Agriculture and Hajia Rabbi Ibrahim, Humanitarian Affairs.