With about two months to the end of his administration, the Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi has announced the immediate dissolution of boards, commissions, and 64 development centre coordinators, except Ebonyi State University Governing Council.
The dissolution was contained in a statement signed by Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Dr. Kenneth Ugbala, and made available to journalists, yesterday.
The governor, in the statement, indicated that the governing council of the Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, was exempted from the dissolution.
‘The development centre coordinators are to handover all government property in their possession, including official vehicles, to the office of the SSG.’
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‘This should be on or before the close of work today, March 21, 2023.
‘Similarly, the boards and commissions are to handover government property in their possession to their parent ministries at the same time and date,‘ the statement read.
The statement indicated that government shall constitute a transition committee, which will advise it whether to reconstitute the boards, commissions and development centre coordinators.
‘The committee shall also advise whether such should be left for the incoming administration.
‘The government has noted members of boards, commissions and development centre coordinators, who served well in their various offices.
‘Such persons would be accommodated during the reconstitution,’ the statement read.
The governor, in the statement, directed the concerned persons to comply immediately with the directive.