Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has dissolved the state executive council, sending 21 commissioners packing while retaining six.
The governor’s Chief Press Secretary (CPS) Enyinnaya Appolos, in a statement, listed the six who escaped the axe as, Chief Eziuche Ubani, Commissioner for Works; Chief John Okiyi-Kalu, Commissioner for Information, and Dr Aham Uko, Commissioner for Environment.
Others are Mr Obinna Oriaku, Commissioner for Finance, Dr John Ahukannah, Commissioner for Health and Chief Umeh Kalu, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice.
Appolos said that the state government sincerely appreciated the members of the dissolved executive council for their service to the state.
The outgoing commissioners were directed to hand over state government property in their possession to the permanent secretaries of their various ministries.