Okowa Reshuffles Cabinet, Sacks Two Commissioners
Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, made a minor cabinet reshuffle relieving two commissioners of their portfolios while reassigning four others.
In a statement signed by the Secretary to State Government, Hon. Ovie Agas, the Governor thanked the two commissioners relieved of their portfolios for their commitment and contributions to the SMART Agenda and wishes them success in their future endeavours.
The two commissioners who were dropped include Dr. Nicholas Azinge [Health], and Dan Okenyi [Culture & Tourism], while those reassigned are Mr. Asupa Forteta, formerly of the Directorate of Youths Development, now heads the Urban Renewal Directorate; while Karo Ilolo, formerly of Directorate of Urban Renewal Directorate now takes charge of the Youths Development Directorate.
Others are Hon. Bright Edejewhro, formerly of Local Government Affairs Directorate now heads Ministry Of Science and Technology and Hon Joyce Overah, of the Ministry of The Science and Technology now moves to Local Government Affairs Directorate.
The statement said the decision to reshuffle the cabinet is in line with the state government’s desire to re-energise the machinery of government and bring new impetus into service delivery.