The governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki has appointed Lady Uwa Osunbor as Special Adviser, Political, Edo South Senatorial district of the State.
Obaseki also forwarded the names of seven commissioner-nominees to the Edo State House of Assembly for confirmation, four months after he sworn in 11 Commissioners some into office.
He also approved the appointment of thirteen (13) new Permanent Secretaries, the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie disclosed this on Thursday in a statement.
The appointment of the Special Adviser takes immediate effect while the Commissioner-nominees will await screening and confirmation from the Edo State House of Assembly, according to the statement.
The commissioner-nominees whose names have been forwarded to the Edo State House of Assembly include: Chris Nehikhare, the State Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Omololu Ojehomo O., Braimoh Afie, Stephen Idenhenre, Osasere Evbuomwan, Donald Okogbe and Bamidele Obaitan.
The newly appointed Permanent Secretaries include: Peter Aikhoumobhogbe; Iserhienhien Edamwen Efe; Grace Osaro Aihie; Osaro Washington Abbe; Bose J. Igbinobaro; Anelu Julius Osemen; Asemota Osagie Uyi and Gilbert Egwakhide.
Others are Asibor Omokhegbele Lucky; Felicia Edwards; Ifueko Alufokhai; Osikhena Omo Ojior and Toritseju Onaiwu.
The SSG noted that the appointment of the Permanent Secretaries takes immediate effect.