Barrister Suleiman Ukandu and a former Deputy Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Dr Cosmos Ndukwe, were among those sworn in today as Commissioners by the Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu.
In his charge to the Commissioners during the occasion which held at the International Conference Centre, Umuahia, the Governor told them that their performances would be closely monitored to ensure that they help his vision of accelerated development of the State.
Responding on behalf of the newly inaugurated Commissioners, Dr Aham Uko, the Commissioner for Finance, thanked the Governor for finding him and his colleagues worthy to serve despite the abundance of equally qualified men and women in the State. He promised that they will not let the Governor or the State down.
Also present at the swearing in were the Deputy Governor of the State, Dr Sir Ude Oko Chukwu, Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji MNSE, Members of the Assembly, the Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu and other top government functionaries.
Full List of the New Commissioners:
-Culture and Tourism
-Trade & Commerce
-Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development
-Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs
-Youth and Sports Development
—Budget & Planning
– Cooperative & Rural Development
-Petroleum & Solid Minerals
-Lands & Survey
-Science & Technology