Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha on Monday sworn-in 28 new commissioners, amongst them his younger sister, Mrs. Ogechi Ololo(nee Okorocha), who he appointed Commissioner for Happiness and Couples’ Fulfillment.
Before yesterday, Okorocha had no commissioners in the last ten months having dissolved the State Executive Council.
Ololo is married to Mr. Chuks Ololo, who was the flag-bearer of the All Progressives Congress for Owerri Federal Constituency in 2015 election.
She has been in her brother’s government serving in various capacities since in 2011 including being his Deputy Chief of Staff and Special Adviser on Domestic Matters.
The other commissioners and their portfolios are as follows: Prof. Nnamdi Obiaraeri (Information), Lady Ugochi Nnana–Okoro (Agric & Food Security), Hon. Gertrude Oduka (Primary & Secondary Education), Chief Dr. Jones Uzoka (Niger Delta Affairs), Hon. Uchendu Chijioke Mark (Public Utilities), Hon. Gerald C. Okolie (Rural Development), Hon. Dr. Cyril Okafor (Tourism), Engr. Emmanuel Umunnakwe Ojinere (Trade & Investment), Chief Lasbery Anyanwu (Transport), Hon. Onwueyiagwu Valentine (Youth Development) , Hon. Ngozi Njoku (Gender & Social Development), Chief Mrs Josephine Udoji (Works), Hon. Achilike Nwawuike (Internal Resources & Pension Matters), Prof. Emenalo Chizoba (Tertiary Education), Hon. Nwamerenini Chukwuka (Labour), Hon. Dr. Iyke Njoku (Planning, Budget & Statistics), Hon. Barr. Emma Ibediro (Local Government), Hon. Barr. Obinna Mbata (Finance), Hon Dr. Martin Ohiri (Sports), Hon. Mgbeanulu Obinna (Environment & Natural Resources), Hon. Emma Buka Iwuanyanwu (Science & Technology & Vocational Education), Hon Angela Uwakwem (Health), Hon. Mbawuike (Informal Sector & Market Development), Chief Tony Umezuruike (Housing), Prince Chidi Nwaturuocha (Public Safety), Dr. Ernest Nwigbo (Inter-Government Affairs & Donor Agencies), Hon Duru Okechukwu (CGC & Traditional Affairs) and Hon. Emeka Benjamin (Special Duties).