Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has sacked four Commissioners in the State Executive Council.
The sacked commissioners are:
- Chief Lucky James, Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs;
- Mrs. Blessing Maigida, Commissioner for Women Affairs;
- Mr. Patrick Aguinede, Commissioner for Basic Education
- Mr. Chris Ebare, Commissioner for Energy and Water Resources.
They have been directed to hand over all government property in their possession to the Permanent Secretaries in their respective Ministries.
A government statement said that the exercise was in line with the administration’s determination to strengthen the system towards optimal performance.
The Governor expressed his appreciation to the former Commissioners for their services to the state and wished them well in their future endeavours.