Governor David Umahi, Ebonyi State Governor has with immediate effect dissolved the State’s Executive Council.
Announcing the decision on Friday, Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Kenneth Ugbala stated that some key officers were not affected by the first phase of the dissolution.
He said those not affected include SSG, Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Cletus Ofoke; Commissioner for Finance, Orlando Nweze and Commissioner for Information, Uchenna Orji.
Others are Commissioner for Border Peace, Stanley Okoro Emegha; SSA Investment, Chioma Nweze and Commissioner for Capital City, Onyekachi Nwebonyi.
Commissioner for Road Infrastructure Concession, Nweze Kings, and his counterpart in charge of Works, Ogbonnaya Obasi as well as the SSA on Welfare and Religious Matters, Rev Fr Abraham Nwali are also to remain.
All personnal assistants to the Governor and the Special Assistants to the Governor office of the Deputy Governor, Capital City, Finance, Parks, Media and Medicals are also to remain in their positions.
Speaking further, he said the decision is just for the government to carry out an appraisal of their performances and that those affected may still be called back after appraisal.