The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has relieved the Commissioner of Transport, Barr. Ekele Nwaohammuo of his appointment as Commissioner.
This was disclosed in a statement made available to Igbere TV on Sunday, in Umuahia, issued by Dr. A.C.B. Agbazuere, Chief of Staff to the Governor.
The General Manager of Traffic and Indiscipline Management Agency of Abia State (TIMAAS), has also been sacked with immediate effect.
“TIMASS taskforce is also to be setup to further check these excesses”, a statement forwarded to Igbere TV via mail, by the state government, reveals.
Transition Committee Chairmen of three local government councils in the State were also sacked on Sunday.
Those affected are, the Transition Committee Chairmen of Aba South, Aba North and Umuneochi Local Government Councils.
“The Deputy Chairmen of the affected Local Government Areas are to take over and together with their Heads of Service immediately set up a taskforce to check environmental indiscipline and other vices”, the statement added.
Meanwhile, Governor Ikpeazu has approved the appointment of Tony Nwanmuo and Godswill Nwonoruo as Commissioner nominees.
The Governor also approved the appointment of Barr. Ezechikamnayo as Transition Committee Chairman nominee for Umuneochi Local Government Council.