Delta State Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has effected a minor cabinet reshuffle relieving two commissioners of their portfolios while four others were reassigned.
The two commissioners who were dropped are Dr. Nicholas Azinge [Health], and Chief Dan Okenyi [Culture & Tourism], while those reassigned are Hon Asupa Forteta, formerly of the Directorate Of Youth Development, who now heads the Urban Renewal Directorate; Chief Karo Ilolo, formerly of Directorate of Urban Renewal Directorate who now takes charge of the Youths Development Directorate.
Others are Hon. Bright Edejewhro, formerly of Local Government Affairs Directorate. He now heads the Ministry Of Science and Technology while Hon Joyce Overah, of the Ministry of The Science and Technology, moves to Local Government Affairs Directorate.
The decision to reshuffle the cabinet is in line with the state government’s desire to re-energize the machinery of government and bring new impetus into service delivery.
Governor Okowa in a statement signed by the Secretary To State Government, Hon. Ovie Agas thanked the two commissioners relieved of their portfolios for their commitment and contributions to the SMART Agenda and wished them success in their future endeavors.
The statement also said that the cabinet reshuffle takes effect from February 8, 2018.