Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State on Saturday redeployed three Permanent Secretaries in the state.
The Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Barr. Uchenna Orji disclosed this while briefing journalists on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting.
Orji equally pointed out that a 40-year-old female civil servant in the state, Williamson Mfom Christian, an indigene of Rivers State, had been appointed Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.
According to him, “In a bid to ensure greater efficiency in Ministries, Departments and Agencies in the state, the Governor in the Executive Council directed the redeployment of the following Permanent Secretaries.
“Mr. Ugama, who was previously Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance covering Government House, is now fully in charge of Government House.
“Mrs. Ezeoke Blessing, who was in State Universal Basic Education Board, is now in the Ministry of Lands and Survey.
“Mrs. Okiri Patricia has now moved to the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources; while, Dr. Mrs. Rita Mary Okoro, who was until now in the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, has now been moved to the Universal Basic Education Board. And Mr. Emma Nwafor is now moved to the Ministry of Trade and Investment.
“A new Permanent Secretary was appointed and now deployed to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.
“It may interest you to know that the new Permanent Secretary, whose name is Mrs. Williamson Mfom Christian, is an indigene of Rivers State and she is 40 years of age and was until her appointment a civil servant with the state Ministry of Finance.”