Uzodinma appoints SSG, CoS, others


The Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma has appointed his Chief Cosmas Iwu as the new Secretary to the State Government (SSG).

The Governor also appointed the former state Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) Nnamdi Anyaehie as the Chief of Staff while C.O.C Akaolisa, Commissioner for Justice and the Attorney general of the State and Oguike Nwachukwu as the new Chief Press Secretary(CPS).

Recalled that a seven-man panel of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Tanko Muhammad had sacked the incumbent, Governor Emeka Ihedioha from office who did not win the majority of votes cast at the March 9 governorship election.

In the Judgment delivered by Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun, the court accordingly ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to Ihedioha and issue a fresh Certificate of Return to the candidate of the APC on grounds that he won the majority of lawful votes cast at the election.