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The Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, on Thursday confirmed the appointment of 11 more individuals into various key positions in the state among which was the last son of late Prof. Dora Akunyili.
Among those appointed by Soludo is Mr. Obumneme Akunyili, the last son of a former Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, late Prof. Dora Akunyili.
Obumneme would be taking office as the Director-General, Project Monitoring Office.
The appointments were announced in a statement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Mr. Paul Nwosu, which was obtained by The Eastern Updates on Friday morning.
According to the statement, the new appointees and their portfolios include Special Adviser, Legislative/State Assembly Matters, Rt. Hon. Anayo Nebe; Special Adviser, Political Matters, Dr. Alex Obiogbolu; Special Adviser, Medicals and Pharmaceuticals, Dr. Godwin Nnadozie; Chairman of Governing Board, Anambra State Waste Management Authority, Dr. Emma Ezenwaji; Managing Director/CEO, Anambra State Waste Management Authority, Mr Mike Ozoemena; Managing Director/CEO, Anambra State Health Insurance Agency, Dr. Simeon Onyemaechi.
Others include, Managing Director/CEO, Anambra State Signage and Advertising Agency, Mr Tony Ujubuonu; Special Adviser, Local Government Affairs, Mr Raphael Asha Nnabuife; Managing Director, Anambra Broadcasting Service, Mr Chido Obidiegwu; Managing Director, Anambra State Erosion, Watershed and Climate Change Agency, Prof. Phil O. Phil-Eze; and Director-General, Project Monitoring Office; Mr. Obumneme Akunyili.
The Eastern Updates reports that Governor Soludo is still expected to make further appointments in the coming weeks and months.