Eighteen Commissioners sworn-in by Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Nigeria’s Edo State last Friday have been assigned portfolios by the governor, with six of them retaining their old portfolios.
The governor announced the assigned portfolio to the Commissioners Wednesday during the inaugural meeting of executive council members held at the Exco Chambers in the government house in Benin.
Those who retained their portfolios are Mr. Louis Odion, Information; Mr. Clem Agba, Environment; Chief Lucky James, Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs; Hon. Abdul Oroh, Agriculture; Mr. Ekpenisi Omorotiomwan, Education (Secondary, Tertiary and Technical) and Mr. John Inegbedion, Finance.
The other commissioners and their portfolios are: Mr. Osarodion Ogie, Works; Mr. Patrick Agwinede, Basic Education; Mr. Chris Ebare, Water and Energy; Mr. Francis Evbuomwan, Urban Development and Housing and Barr.
Henry Idahagbon, Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice. Also assigned portfolio are Mr. Macdonald Obasuke, Commerce and Industry; Mrs. Blessing Maigida, Special Duties; Mr. Orobosa Omo-Ojo, Oil and Gas; Mrs. Omorede Osifo, Youth and Sports; Mr. Lawrence Aghedo, Economic Planning and Budget; Mr. Isimeme Iriogbe, Transport and Mr Donald Osikhena-Boih, Lands and Survey.