Governor Umahi suspends commissioner, SSA, principal secretary

Posted by FN Editor | 4 months ago | 179 times



Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi, yesterday suspended the Commissioner for Lands and Survey, Mr. Emmanuel Uguru. The Governor also suspended his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Higher Education, Mrs. Obianuju Alo.

The suspension of the duo came few hours after the Governor suspended his Principal Secretary , Mr. Emmanuel Obasi. Umahi explained that Mr. Obasi’s suspension was as a result of negligence and dereliction of duty.

A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government and Coordinating Commissioner, Dr Kenneth Ugbala, directed Obasi to hand over all government property in his possession to the Office of the Secretary to the state government before the close of work on Friday, 7th January, 2022.

 

"The Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, has approved the working suspension of the Principal Secretary (PS) to the Governor, Mr Emmanuel Obasi, for a period of one month, with immediate effect.

"The suspension is as a result of negligence and dereliction of duty. Consequently, Mr Emma Obasi is directed to hand over all government property in his possession to the Office of the Secretary to Ebonyi State Government, before the close of work on Friday, 7th January, 2022,” the statement noted.


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