Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu sacks state Commissioner for Transport, gives no reason
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has sacked the state Commissioner of Transport, Barr. Ekele Nwaohammuo.
A statement released by the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Dr. Anthony Agbazuere, today Sunday, August 2, said the Transition Committee Chairmen for Aba North Victor Ubani; Aba South Cherechi Wogu and Ibe Local Government Areas, Umunnoechi Mathew have also been suspended.
Agbazuere said the Governor has also terminated the appointment of the General Manager of Traffic and Indiscipline Management Agency of Abia State (TIMAAS), Mr. Bright Ikeokwu.
No reason was however given for the sacks.
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Read the statement below:
“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 (TIMAAS).
- The Transition Committee Chairman of Aba South Local Government Area.
- 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, Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, Ph.D has also approved the appointment of the following as Commissioner Nominees;
- Tony Nwanmuo
- Godswill Nwonoruo
The Governor has also approved the appointment of Barr. Ezechikamnayo as Transition Committee Chairman Nominee for Umuneochi Local Government Area.
The Deputy Chairmen of the affected Local Government Areas are to take over and together with their Heads of Service immediately set up a taskforce to check environmental indiscipline and other vices.
TIMASS taskforce is also to be set up to further check these excesses.”
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