Raymond Ozoji, Awka
Anambra State Governor Chief Willie Obiano has appointed new special advisers and chief executive officers of government agencies. The new appointees are Hon.Chinedu Obidigwe as Special Adviser on Political Matters, Hon. Charles Uche Okafor as Special Adviser on Internally-Generated Revenue, Mr.Ikechukwu Onyeabo as Special Adviser on Chieftaincy and Town Union Matters, Mrs. Vera Okonkwo as Special Adviser on Legal Matters, Barr.Amaechi Okwosa as Special Adviser on Agriculture, Arc. Michael Okoye as Chief Executive Officer of Awka Capital Territory Development Authority and Chief Joe Billy Ekwunife as Managing Director cum Chief Executive Officer of Anambra State Investment Promotion & Protection Agency .
Administering the oath of office and allegiance on the appointees at the state ministry of justice yesterday, Director of Litigation in the ministry Barr. Emma Ike who represented the Solicitor-General charged them to be diligent in the discharge of their official duties and avoid primordial interests. Speaking with The UNION shortly after the oath-taking exercise, ex-Senior Special Assistant on Youth Mobilisation now Special Adviser on Political Matters to Governor Willie Obiano, Hon.Chinedu Obidigwe said they would meet the expectations of the people in the discharge of their new assignment.
Hon.Obidigwe said he would ensure that the political atmosphere in the state is calm and peaceful devoid of inter and intra-party warfare. He said the onus lies on him as the special adviser on political matters to realise a better political terrain in Anambra free of campaigns of calumny and brigandry. Obidigwe also disclosed that his new assignment will involve sensitization of the state citizenry against political assassination , thuggery as well as all other vices inimical to the political terrain in Anambra State while stressing the need for inter-party relations amongst the diverse political parties in the state.