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By David Uka, Abakaliki
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State
has announced the appointment of Mr Chamberlain Nwele as Head of Service.
Nwele who held the same position during Mr Umahi’s first tenure was appointed alongside other 21 aides
The announcement which was contained in a statement by the Principal Secretary to the Governor, Clement Nweke in Abakaliki said the appointees will be sworn-in on tomorrow, Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the Executive Council Chambers, Government House, Abakaliki by 1pm.
Among the appointees are a former Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Valentine Okike Uzor who was appointed a Senior Special Assistant to the Governor.
Four former members of the House who did not return to the State Assembly in the last election were also appointed Senior Special Assistants,
They include Frank Onwe, Julius Nwokpor, Joseph Nwobasi and Chike Imo Ogiji.
Also named in the appointments are Okechukwu Nwakpu who is to serve as Deputy Chief of Staff and Emmanuel Obasi who was re-appointed Deputy Principal Secretary.
Also some of the Governor’s trusted Aides in his first tenure were also re-appointed.
They included Mr Ali Odefa-Senior Special Assistant, Ogbuefi Enekwachi Akpa-Senior Special Assistant, Silas Emeka Onu-Special Assistant, Gideon Onwe-Special Assistant, Mark Onu-Special Assistant and Martins Okwuegbu-Special Assistant.
Mrs Jennifer Adibe-Nwafor, the Chairman of Inter Party Advisory Council, (IPAC) Chairman in the state was also named as Special Assistant.
Others are Emeka Nwode-Senior Special Assistant, Nwaze Okechukwu Joseph-Special Assistant, Edwin Onwe-Special Assistant, Onyeabor Ngene-Special Assistant, Chris Uchaji-Special Assistant, Mr. Agwu Igwe Nweze-Special Assistant, and Mr Stephen Nweze-Personal Assistant.