Hope Uzodinma, newly sworn-in governor of Imo state, southeast Nigeria, has announced his first appointments as Imo Governor.
Eye9ja reports that Governor Uzodinma made his first appointments on Thursday, January 16, in barely 24-hours after taking over the Imo State government from Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who was sacked by the Supreme court unanimous judgement.
Uzodinma was handed his Certificate of Return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday, January 15.
On Thursday, Uzodinma announced new Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Attorney, General, Chief of Staff and Chief Press Secretary for his administration.
Hope Uzodinma Appointments
Eye9ja learned that Chief Cosmas Iwu was appointed as the SSG of the State while Barrister COC Akaolisa steps in as the Attorney General/Commissioner for Justice.
Others are Chief Nnamdi Anyaehie who was appointed as Chief of Staff and Oguike Nwachukwu who takes the position of the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, CPS.
Meanwhile, the Supreme court sacked Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo state and affirmed Uzodinma as the winner of the March 9 governorship election.