Following the dissolution of his cabinet about two months ago, when he sacked his expanded executive council, including commissioners, Imo State Governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has appointed 21 new aides into his cabinet.
A statement issued in Owerri yesterday and signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prof. Anthony Anwukah, said the immediate past Commissioner for Information, Strategy, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Chinedu Offor, was named the Deputy Chief of Staff, Government House, while the governor’s younger sister, Mrs. Ogechi Ololo, whose husband is currently serving as the sole administrator of Owerri North Local Government Area was re-appointed to her portfolio as Special Assistant, Domestic Affairs.
The statement went on to list others, including the Special Assistant, Media Production, Mr. Raplh Afoaku, and 18 other officials, including a Technical Assistant, Rev. Fr. Wence Madu, Senior Special Assistants, Senior Assistants and Executive Assistants.
Okorocha is yet to appoint commissioners.