As part of efforts to re-position his government after the celebration of the second anniversary of his administration on March 17, 2016, the Anambra state Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has reshuffled his cabinet.
The governor has also re-designed some ministries.
No commissioner was removed in the exercise.
In the new arrangement, Ogbuefi Tony Nnacheta is now the Commissioner for Information and Communications Strategy; Dr. Uju Nwogu was named Commissioner for Youth Entrepreneurship & Sports Development; Ifeatu Onejeme – Commissioner for Finance, Industry, Innovations & Development Finance Institutions and Hon. Chinwe Nwebili is now the Commissioner for Road, Rail & Water Transportation.
Others are Mrs Amaka Ilobi – Commissioner for Trade, Commerce, Markets & Wealth Creation; Sir Okey Morka – Commissioner for Lands, Physical Planning & Rural Development; Mrs Stella Onuora – Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs, Culture & Tourism; Dr. Ifeanyi Ejikeme – Commissioner for Environment, Beautification & Ecology.
Meanwhile, Mr Mark Okoye was named the Special Adviser, Ministry of Economic a Planning, Budget & Development Partners, even as the ministry will in the interim be overseen by the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu.
However, the newly re-designated ministries retained by their Commissioners are: Chief Law Chinwuba – Commissioner for Road Construction, Road Furniture & Maintenance; Chief Greg Obi – Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy & Community Affairs; Dr. Victoria Chikwelu – Commissioner for Social Welfare, Children & Women Affairs; Engineer Frank Ofor – Commissioner for Housing & Urban Renewal; Mr Obi Nwankwo – Commissioner for Power & Domestic Water Development; Dr. Chinedu Emeka – Commissioner for Mineral Resources, Science & Technology) and Mr Afam Mbanefo – Commissioner for Agriculture, Mechanisation, Processing & Export.
Despite the realignment, Prof. Kate Omenugha, Barrister Anali Chude and Dr. Joe Akabuike retained their offices as Commissioners for Education; Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice and Commissioner for Health respectively.
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