On Wednesday, May 12, 2021, a major cabinet reshuffle saw the sack of 20 out of 28 commissioners of the Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma.
Uzodinma previously said that some of his appointees were sabotaging his administration.
During his cabinet reshuffle, the governor named new Commissioners for the Finance and Health Ministries.
Uzodinma said in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Nwachuku Oguwike, that he wished the affected appointees success in their future endeavors.
The ministries of Health, Youth and Sports, Tourism, Information and Strategy, Woman Affairs, Works, Finance and Technology were among the eight listed commissioners who were not affected by the announcement.
“The Governor has relieved 20 commissioners of his cabinet of their duties leaving only eight persons behind.
“The reason behind the new development is to infuse new blood and add more value to the governance system of the state
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Imo State Governor, Hope was in the news recently when Catholic Priest and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has pointed fingers him for having a hand in the deaths of Imo State residents.
According to Mbaka, the recent jail break in Imo State can be God’s way of freeing his people from prison. He attributed some killings in the state to the work of the governor as he is behind the scenes to punish the IPOB members.
Source: Newzandar News.com