“Ekweremadu’s Son Among Enugu Commissioner-Nominees”


Enugu State Governor, Peter Mbah, has forwarded a list of commissioner-nominees to the state House of Assembly for review.

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The list, which was seen by Naija247news on Friday, was officially signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Chidiebere Onyia.

Among the nominees are Barrister Lloyd I. Ekweremadu, son of former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu, and versatile broadcaster Ala Eze Aka.

Other individuals included in the list are Prince Lawrence Eze, Sir Okey Ogbodo, Barrister Kingsley Ude, Professor Ndubueze Mbah, Mrs. Ngozi Eni, Professor Sam Ugwu, Pharmacist Chika Ugwoke, Professor Emmanuel I. Obi, Ben Ugochi Madueke, Engr. Gerrald Otiji, Nathaniel Urama, Dr. Malachy Agbo, and Adaoro Chukwu.

Although Prof. Chidiebere Onyia acknowledged that the list might not be exhaustive, he urged the state House of Assembly to promptly review the nominees.

“While this may not be the exhaustive list, I’m optimistic that this request will receive your usual expeditious consideration,” Onyia stated.

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