Dikachi Franklin, Owerri
Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodimma this Wednesday , dissolved his 28- member cabinet and retained eight commissioners, this was the first major cabinet reshuffling since he came into power on January 15, 2020.
At the end of the usual weekly Executive Council meeting, Wednesday, the Governor announced it, saying that the dissolution became necessary to rejig and re-energise the system for maximum productivity.
The ministries whose commissioners were retained in the dissolution include Finance, Science and Technology, Health, Works, Information, Youths and Sports, Women Affairs and Tourism.
He thanked the affected former commissioners and assured them that they will still be found relevant in other areas if eventually they did not make the new cabinet he said will be reconstituted soon.
Mbadiwe Emelumba , the commissioner for Information and Strategy told newsmen with the Chief of Staff to the governor, Nnamdi Anyaehie and Chief Press Secretary and Media Adviser to Governor, Oguwike Nwachuku added that the Governor took the decision to fast track governance in line with the mission of the government which is to serve the people well.