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Elechi lifts suspension on 3 commissioners

Abakaliki – Gov. Martin Elechi of Ebonyi has lifted the three months suspension on three commissioners in the state for improper dressing to a state banquet.

The Commissioners are: Chief Hycinth Ikpo, Culture and Tourism; Mr Chukwuma Nwandugo, Works and Transport and Dr Ben Igwenyi, Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice.

The commissioners were suspended on Nov. 24 and were barred from attending any state function during the suspension.

In a statement made available to newsmen and signed by Dr Onyekachi Eni, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, the suspension was lifted on Dec.22.

“The suspension was lifted in the spirit of Christmas and New Year Festivities and the goodwill that traditionally accompany the periods.

“The lifting is in the expectation that appropriate lessons have been learnt from the incidence,” the statement stated.  (NAN)


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