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Portfolios of new Enugu State Commissioners

The Enugu State government today, 30 September 2019, assigned portfolios to the 19 Commissioners sworn in last week, effectively revving the engine of governance for Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s second term.

The new commissioners are getting down to work exactly 124 days since 29 May 2019 when the new administration came into being.

In the new cabinet, four returnees retained the portfolios they held in the Governor’s first tenure. They include Hon. Peace Nnaji (Gender Afairs), Engr. Greg Nnaji (Works), Prof. Uchenna Eze (Education), and Chief Miletus Ezugwuorie Eze (Attorney General).

The full list of cabinet assignments is as follows:

NAMEFIRST TERM PORTFOLIONEW PORTFOLIO
Chief Miletus EzeAttorney General & Commissioner for JusticeSame position
Engr Greg NnajiCommissioner, Works & InfrastructureSame position
Barr. Chijioke EdeogaCommissioner, Local Govt Matters Commissioner for Environment
Barr. Chidi ArohCommissioner, Capital Territory Administration Commissioner of Information
Prince Emeka MamahCommissioner, EnvironmentCommissioner, Rural Development
Mr. Vitus OkechiCommissioner, TransportCommissioner, Youth & Sports
Mr. Solomon I. OnahCommissioner, Lands & Urban DevelopmentCommissioner, Commerce & Industry
Princess Peace Nnaji Commissioner, Gender Affairs Same position
Dr. Charles O.C. Egungbe Commissioner, Water ResourcesCommissioner, Chieftaincy Matters
Barr. Peter C. Okonkwo Commissioner, HousingCommissioner, Local Govt. Matters
Prof. Uchenna Eze Commissioner, Education Same position
Hon. Matthias EkweremaduMember, Enugu House of AssemblyCommissioner, Transport
Mrs. Adaonah Kene-UyanwuneSPA Revenue MattersCommissioner, Finance
Mrs. Mabel AgboPermanent Secretary, Special Duties Commissioner Special Duties & SDGs
Mr. Uchechukwu OgbonnaSPA Rural DevelopmentCommissioner Labour & Productivity
Chief Obi Karl KamaChairman, STVS BoardCommissioner, Science & Technology
Mr. Ugonna IbeCulture & Tourism
Dr. Victor C. NnamLand & Urban Development
Prof. Anthony UgochukwuHealth

Governor Ugwuanyi has also assigned duties to seven special advisers as follows:

  • Barr. Stephen O. Oruro (Information)
  • Mrs. Olangwa N. Ezekwu (Diaspora)
  • Barr. Uwakwe Ukuta Azikiwe (Special Duties)
  • Uchenna Emmanuel Ogbodo (Human Capital Development & Poverty Reduction)
  • Dr. Kingsley T. Udeh (Education)
  • Mrs. Maryrose O. Abba (PDI)
  • Pascal O. Ukwuani (Youth & Sports)