Governor Ayade Appoints 1,106 Persons Into Cabinet

Governor Of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade
Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, appointed 1,106
persons into various political positions on Tuesday, October 25, 2016.

According to a report by Punch Newspaper, the governor
appointed the 1,106 individuals into positions that include special advisers,
special assistants, personal assistants.
Other positions include chairmen and members of boards,
commissions, departments and agencies.
Few months back, Gov Ayade, has told journalists his
decision to appoint over 1,000 political appointees for poverty alleviation in
the state.
The latest appointment shows that 799 were appointed into
various boards, commissions and agencies, while the remaining 307 appointees
were categorized into special advisers (six), senior special advisers (30),
special assistants (75) and Personal Assistants (25).
Others are personal assistants to paramount rulers (16),
representatives of each local government in the state food bank unit (90),
liaison officers for the 18 local government area and three senatorial
districts (21), special assistants on religious affairs (18) and permanent
secretaries (26).
These appointees join the existing 28 commissioners, 65
special advisers and over 100 special assistants, personal assistants and
community relations officers.

The appointees are expected to resume office and commence
their duties on Tuesday, November 1, 2016.


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