The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Umo Eno, has appointed 368 people as his personal assistants, a development which is the first time in the history of the 36-year-old state that a state Governor would pick such a number of aides at once.
Penpushing reports that the announcement was contained in a statement released by the Secretary to the Akwa Ibom State Government, Enobong Uwah, adding that the appointees, were picked from 368 political wards in the state.
The Secretary to the State Government in the statement added that the appointees have been asked to assume duties on Sunday, 1 October 2023, explaining that they(appointees), were all nominated by political leaders across the state.
Penpushing further reports that it is recalled that the Governor shortly after his inauguration in May, had directed political leaders in each of the wards to nominate one person from each ward for the appointment as his personal assistant.
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