Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has confirmed the appointments of 7 Special Advisers, This is in line with the governor’s promise an interview, which he granted after the Appeal Court judgement in Edo State, to roll out his appointments.
The special advisers are listed below as;
1: Chief Osaro Idah (Special Adviser on Political and Community Matters)
2: Professor Julius Ihonvbere (Chairman, Strategic Planning Team, Governor’s office)
3: Mr Crusoe Osagie (Special Adviser, Media and Communication Strategy)
4: Prince Joe Okojie (Special Adviser, Agriculture and Food Security Programme)
5: Mr Joseph Eboigbe (Special Adviser on Economic and Development Planning)
6: Hon Gowon Yakubu (Special Adviser on Special duties)
7: Dr Joan Oviawe (Special Adviser on Basic Education).
In a statement endorsed by the Secretary to the State Government, it was revealed that the appointments were a call to duty, sacrifice and leadership for the new Special Advisers and that the inauguration ceremony would take place on Friday the 23rd of June, this year at the EXCO chambers of the Edo State Government House.
Meanwhile, multiple sources craving anonymity revealed that the governor took his time to make every political appointment he had thus far announced in order to ensure optimum productivity could be delivered on each appointment.