The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assigned portfolios to the new Commissioners who were recently inaugurated as members of the Edo State Executive Council (EXCO).

The governor also assigned new permanent secretaries to different ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs).

Recall that the governor had on Friday, August 25, inaugurated four new commissioners with a charge to support the government’s effort to serve Edo people.

In a statement, Secretary to the Edo State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., said Adaze Aguele-Kalu has been assigned to the Ministry of Finance while Okuofu Osilama is now in charge of the Ministry of Budget & Economic Planning.

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Others are: Zubairu Dada Abubakar, Ministry of Youths & Humanitarian Affairs; Asi Suraja Jibril, Ministry of Water Resources, and Ogbeide Ifaluyi-Isibor, Ministry of Digital Economy, Science & Technology.

According to Ogie, new permanent secretaries have also been assigned to different Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).

They include Eki Abieyuwa Oyemwense to the Ministry of Business, Trade & Cooperatives; Stanley Osaruyi Ehiarimwian, Ministry of Health; Edith Ilamosi Sede, Directorate of Government House & Protocol; Joy Iyen Akhigbe, Office of the Head of Service, Corporate Change and Communications and Friday Desmond Agbama, Ministry of Communication & Orientation.

Others are Felicia Nagbonma Edokpolor to the Ministry of Local Government, Community & Chieftaincy Affairs; Omoruyi Ese Martina, Ministry of Mining & Energy and Jude Ebodaghe Ekpu, Ministry of Environment & Sustainability.