Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Monday swore in 14 new Permanent Secretaries for the state’s Civil Service.
The governor, at a ceremony held at the Government House, Abakaliki urged the appointees to discharge their duties creditably in line with the vision of the state.
According to reports from the inauguration, the 14 new Permanent Secretaries were in addition to the 12 who are already discharging their duties effectively.
The new permanent secretaries include Mr. Christian Achi, Ministry of Health; Mrs. Patricia Okiri, Ministry of Budget, Planning and Research and Mr. Ogbonnaya Otta, Ministry of Internal Security.
Other are Mr. Martin Uguru, Ministry of Housing and Urban Development; Eze Sunday Silas, Ministry of Water Resources and Dr. Emmanuel Nwafor, Ministry of Environment.
The new appointees also include Mr. Emeokoro Chukwuma, Ministry of Solid Minerals producing communities; Okoronkwo Jonathan, Ministry of Youths and Sports Development and Mr. Ituma Elijah, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.