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Gov Eno sacks commissioner for special duties



The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Umo Eno, has sacked the Commissioner for Special Duties, Bassey Okon, on Monday.

A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Enobong Uwah, did not give reasons for relieving the commissioner of his appointment, it rather directed Okon to hand over all property of the government in his position, to the permanent secretary in the ministry.

“In an ongoing effort to reposition this administration in line with the ARISE Agenda, the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Umo Eno, has relieved Dr Bassey Okon, Commissioner for Special Duties, as Commissioner in the Akwa Ibom Executive Council with immediate effect,” the statement partly read.

Uwah added that the secretary to the state government is to oversee the affairs of the ministry pending the appointment of a new commissioner.

The statement thanked the commissioner for the time he served on the state executive council, and wished him well in his future endeavours.


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