Obaseki appoints Ihonvbere, Idah, Eboigbe, others as special advisers

Secretary, Edo State Government, Osagodion Ogie (left), Managing Director/CEO Bank of Industry, Kayode Pitan, Governor Godwin Obaseki, his wife Betsy, and Executive Director, Corporate Services and Commercial, Bank of Industry, Tobin Jonathan, at a visit by the bank’s management team to the governor in Benin City…yesterday

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has announced the appointment of Prof. Julius Ihonvbere as Chairman, Strategic Planning Team, in the Governor’s Office. A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie disclosed this yesterday.

The governor also named Osaro Idah as Special Adviser on Political and Community Matters, Mr. Crusoe Osagie as Special Adviser, Media and Communication Strategy, Joe Okojie as Special Adviser, Agriculture and Food Security Programme.

Others are Mr. Joseph Eboigbe as Special Adviser on Economic and Development Planning, Gowon Yakubu, Special Adviser on Special Duties and Dr. Joan Oviawe, Special Adviser on Basic Education.

A statement from the Office of the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, said the governor was in line with a promise made during an interview with Channels Television.

He granted the interview after the Appeal Court judgment in the state to announce major political appointments in his administration.

The statement added that the appointments were a call to duty, sacrifice and leadership, adding that the inauguration would hold on Friday, June 23 at the EXCO chambers at the Government House.



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