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Edo State Governor, Gov. Obaseki Sacks Commissioner For Roads And Bridges

The governor of Edo State, Gov. Godwin Obaseki has laid off the sates Commissioner for Roads and Bridges, Mr. Okojie Newton, although the reason for the sack remains unknown.

The ministry of Roads and Bridges was a position created by Gov. Obaseki’s administration after his re-election as governor for a second term.

The development was confirmed in a statement by Mr. Chris Nehikhare, the Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, were he said that Gov. Obaseki wished Okojie well in future endeavours.

 

 

He also said: “The governor thanked the commissioner for his service to the state and wished him well in his future endeavours.”

“It is unfortunate that we have not been able to make the envisaged progress in our road infrastructure particularly in the last 12months.”

“Sadly, the commissioner, as much as he had tried, had not been able to make significant progress for the state government to achieve its goal.”

He said the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Osikhena Ojior, would take charge until a new commissioner is appointed.

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