Ayade sacks in the Cross River There are four commissioners and five other appointees.
In the early hours of Monday, the governor of Cross River State fired four of his cabinet members, including his commissioner for information, Mr Asu Okang, and eight others.
After they refused to join him in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Ayade went a step further and relieved them of their positions. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser, Media & Publicity, Mr Christian Ita and made available to Vanguard on Monday, he directed that all those affected return government property in their possession with immediate effect.
“The state governor, His Excellency Prof Ben Ayade has approved the relieve of the following persons of their appointments as commissioners: . Mr. Mike Usibe, Rita Ayim ,Mr. Ntufam Donatus Etim, Asu Okang “Similarly, the following individuals have been deprived of their positions: Mr Leo Inyambe, Rt Hon.
Orok Otu Duke Mr. Victor Okon (Alausa) ,Mr. John Etim Bassey, Hon. Mbeh Agbiji Agbiji Agbiji Agbiji Agbiji Agbiji Agbiji Agbiji “As a result, they are hereby directed to return government properties and vehicles in their care to the Governor’s Chief of Staff with immediate effect,” he stated. “His Excellency thanks them for their services to the state and wishes them well in their future endeavors.”
However, before his “sacking” today, one of the Commissioners, Ntufam Donstus Etim, had already resigned his position on May 21, 2021. ( Monday ).