Thursday, 18 April 2019

Reshuffling hits C'River as Ayade's plans to reduce cabinet

Just as president Buhari will be dissolving his cabinet anytime soon, in like manner, Governor Benedict Ayade of Cross River State has ahead of his second term inauguration on May 29, disclosed that he will reduce the size of his cabinet in order to ensure better service delivery.

This is even as the Governor, in a statement released in Calabar on Thursday, directed all his commissioners and other appointees of government  to prepare their handover notes and forward same to him on or before next week Friday, April 26, 2019.

The statement, which was signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor and Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mr. Christian Ita, said the governor intends to reduce the size of his cabinet considerably.

"His Excellency, Governor Ben Ayade will run a smaller and tighter cabinet in his second term in office in order to engender a more focused administration for better service delivery," the statement read in parts.