Gov Ben Ayade of Cross River state has approved the relieve of appointment of four Commissioners and five additional political appointees.
Asu Okang the Commissioner for Information, Rita Ayim, Ntufam Donatus Etim (who reportedly resigned last week) and Mike Usibe –all of them Commissioners have been relieved of their appointments.
Again, Leo Inyambe, Orok Otu Duke, Victor Okon, John Etim Bassey and Agbiji Mbeh Agbiji have been relieved of their appointments as well.
Okang had reportedly stopped going to his Ministry of Information office for over three months, Ayim’s name made the list of PDP Cross River Caretaker Committee.
This development is contained in a press release signed the Christian Ita the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor.
These nine being of the PDP in the state are yet to defect to the APC. Whereas, their principal Ayade defected on Thursday 20th May from the PDP to the APC.