The governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, has approved the sack of the state’s Commissioner of Transport, Ekele Nwaohammuo.
The governor’s directive was contained in a statement titled, ‘Government special announcement’ as released by the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Dr. Anthony Agbazuere, on Sunday.
The statement also added that the Transition Committee Chairmen for Aba North, Victor Ubani; Aba South Cherechi, Wogu and Ibe Local Government Areas, Umunnoechi Mathew were also suspended.
Also, the General Manager of Traffic and Indiscipline Management Agency of Abia State, Mr. Bright Ikeokwu, was sacked.
The statement read, “The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, Ph.D. has approved the immediate suspension of the following: The General Manager of Traffic and Indiscipline Management Agency of Abia State, the Transition Committee Chairman of Aba South Local Government Area and the Transition Committee Chairman of Aba North Local Government Area.
“The Governor has also relieved the Commissioner of Transport, Barr. Ekele Nwaohammuo of his appointment as Honourable Commissioner.
“The Transition Committee Chairman of Umuneochi LGA, Engr. Mathew Ibe has equally been relieved of his appointment.
The Governor also approved the appointed two persons as commissioner nominees. They are Hon. Tony Nwanmuo and Hon. Godswill Nwonoruo.