The sitting governor of Akwa Ibom state, Governor Ibom Emmanuel has appointed new commissioners who will work with him during the remaining part of his tenor.
There names are: Mr. Orman Esin, Mr. Ephraim Inyang, Prof Eno Ikpe, Arc. Ime Okon Ekpo, Dr Nse Udo Essien, , Mr. Linus Nkan, Uduak Charles Udoinyang, Mr. Charles Udoh, Mr. Idorenyin Sunday, Dr. Iniobong Essien, Dr. Dominic Ukpong, Barr Uwemedimo Nwoko, Victor Antai, Monday Uko, Dr Glory Edet, Mr. Udo Ekpenyong, Mr. Akan Okon and Mr. Paul Alexander Udofia.
He made it clear that their appointment was based on merit and not favouritism. This statement was made yesterday on the swearing in ceremony of the commissioners. He told the commissioners to be committed to their task and should not tarnished their good reputation.
He endeared them to contribute their own quota to the quality of life of people living I the state and support him to achieve his campaign promises.
Aka Ibom state is a state that is referred to as small London as a result of the efforts of previous governors of the state since Nigeria became a Democratic state.