By Our Reporter
Governor Ben Ayade has appointed Mr. Akwaji Timothy Ogbang as new head of civil service of the state.
Secretary to the state government, Barr. Tina Banku conveyed the governor’s message in a release dated 27th December, 2021.
The appointment according to the release will take effect from January 12th, 2022.
Mr. Akwaji, a journalist, was the managing editor of the state newspaper corporation, The Nigerian Chronicle, before he was appointment permanent secretary. He hails from Afrike, in Bekwarra local government area of the State.
The current head of civil service, Mrs. Geraldine Ekanem is due for retirement early January 2022.
Meanwhile, the member representing Bekwarra, Obudu and Obanliku, Hon. Legor Idagbo has congratulated Mr. Akwaji on his appointment.
Describing the appointment as well deserved, Hon. Legor said Mr. Akwaji who is a well trained and competent senior civil servant will bring his wealth of experience into the state civil service.