Additional Commissioners, 35 Advisers Sworn-In In Abia

An additional five commissioners and thirty-five special Advisers have been sworn-in in Abia state.
Eighteen commissioners were sworn-in a fourth night ago bringing the total number to 23 including four women.
Addressing the new appointees, the governor charged them to support him in realizing the dream of rapid socio economic development of the state.
He said that they were selected from core professionals and were expected to add value to the system.
The governor said they should understand the government’s development agenda and be prepared to submit to him the blue print for their ministries within two weeks.
He urged the special Advisers to work closely with their commissioners and bring in innovations that will move the state forward stating that he will monitor their activities closely.
Chief Orji promised to support them in the discharge of their duties and admonished them to use the chance they have to make a name for themselves as well as to leave legacies.
Responding on behalf of the others, the commissioner for Youth Development Sir Chikezie Mba assured the governor of their support in his effort to realize his dreams for the state and promised not to disappoint him.
Many of the appointees have served in various capacities in the government in the past while three special Advisers were not present during the swearing-in ceremony.