Cross River governor appoints 1106 as aides

By Thomas Akaniyene, Calabar

Cross River State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade has announced the appointment of 1106 persons as Special Advisers, Special Assistants, Personal Assistants.

Other appointments include those of Chairmen and members of Board, Commissions, Departments and Agencies.

This is in addition to the over 800 appointments he had earlier made.

A breakdown of the appointments shows that 799 were appointed into various boards commissions and agencies. The remaining 307 appointees are as follows Special Advisers (6); Senior Special Advisers (30); Special Assistants (75); Personal Assistants (25), 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).

According to a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Christian Ita, the appointments takes effect from November 1, 2016.

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