Abia Gov Sacks Commissioner, Council Chairman
*** two LG Chairmen, TIMAAS GM suspended
Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has sacked his Commissioner for Transport, Barr. Ekele Nwaohanmuo and the Umunneochi local government transition committee chairman, Hon. Matthew Ibe.
The governor also announced the suspension of the Transition Committee chairmen for, Aba South council, Mr Cherechi Nwogu and Aba North, Mr Victor Ubani.
The General Manager of the Traffic and Indiscipline Management Agency of Abia State, (TIMAAS), Mr Bright Chinedu Ikokwu was also suspended.
In a statement signed by his Chief of Staff, Dr Anthony Agbazuere; the governor also approved the appointment of Mr Tony Nwanmuo and Mr Godswill Nwonoruo, as commissioner nominees as well as Barr. Eze Chikamnayo, as the Transition Committee Chairman nominee for Umunneochi Council.
The statement added that the deputy chairmen of the affected council areas are to take over the administration of the councils.
He charged the deputy chairmen to liaise with the Heads of Service to set up task force teams to check environmental indiscipline and other vices in their areas. It also disclosed that a task force team would be set for TIMASS to further check these excesses.