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Obiano Makes More Appointments

By Chiadi Nelson

Awka – Barely 24 hours after taking his oath of office for the second tenure, Governor Willie Obiano has made his first set of appointments.
The Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has made more appointments into his cabinet since his swearing in for a second term last week.
Obiano who had earlier sworn in principal officers of his government has named his commissioner too.
The latest appointments were chairmen of parastatals, boards, and special advisers.
He announced the appointments at the opening session of the retreat for the state new Executive Council members in Awka.
Some of the appointees are Chief Chikodili Anarah, who returns as Special Adviser on Security Matters, Sir Emelie Onyejepu, Special Adviser on Budget Monitoring, and Chief Ifeatu Obi-Okoye, Special Adviser on Political Matters.
Others are, Mr Paul Nwosu, Special Adviser on Farm Implements, Mrs Vera Okonkwo, Special Adviser on Chieftaincy and Community Affairs, and Dr Onyekachukwu Ibezim, Special Adviser on Indigenous Medicine and Herbal Practice.
The Governor also announced the appointment of Mrs Amaka Akudo as Special Adviser on Continuous Voter Registration, Mrs Pat Igwebuike, Special Adviser on Legal Matters, among others.
Governor Obiano further announced the appointment of Venerable Amaechi Okwuosa as Managing Director of Awka Capital Territory Development Authority, Mr Jide Ikeakor, new Managing Director of Anambra State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency, ANSIPPA, while the Board of Internal Revenue will be headed by Mr David Nzekwu.
Engineer James Emeka Okoye retains his position as Managing Director of Anambra Road Maintenance Agency (ARMA).
-NelsonNaija