Samuel Ortom Dissolves State Executive Council

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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has dissolved the State Executive Council.

He has also forwarded names of eight commissioner new nominees to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.

The dissolution took place Tuesday, 4th January, 2022 via a letter titled: “Partial Dissolution of the Benue State Executive Council,” a copy of which was released to the press.

According to the statement issued by Prof Anthony Ijohor, SAN, Secretary to the State Government, Commissioners for Agriculture and Natural Resources as well that of Commerce and Cooperatives, Dr Timothy Ijir and Barr Merga Kachina respectively were dropped while eight commissioners retained their positions.

Commissioner nominees were forwarded to the State Assembly for screening and confirmation.

The Governor who expressed profound appreciation to the outgoing commissioners and wished them well in their future endeavors, urged them to hand over to their respective permanent secretaries immediately.

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