Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Breaking: Ayade sends commissioners list for screening and confirmation

Ukorebi Esien

Prof. Ben Ayade, governor of cross River State Governor, has Wednesday, sent a list of 36 names to the Cross River State House of Assembly for confirmation as Commissioners. 

Should the 36 names scale through the screening, this will bring the number of Commissioners in the state to 39, it should be recalled that the Governor has earlier sent three name people to the house for screening and confirmation. 

The first three names had been screened and confirmed with Barr. Tanko Ashong  sworn in as Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, while Mr. Asuquo  Ekpenyong and Peter Egba are romoured to head the Finance and Commerce ministereies respectively. 

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According to an inside source within the house of Assembly, lawmakers had deliberated on the list today and will soon call them for screening and confirmation.