The Governor Udom Emmanuel-led Akwa Ibom State government has relieved all honorable commissioners of the state of their duties. The development was contained in a statement by secretary to the State Government, Etekamba Umoren.
According to the statement released on Saturday 15 October 2016:
Dissolution of the State Executive Council
His Excellency, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, Governor, Akwa Ibom State has approved the dissolution of the State Executive Council with immediate effect.
The Governor expresses his deep and profound appreciation for the contributions of the EXCO members to the development of the state, and wishes them success in their future endeavours.
Permanent Secretaries in the respective ministries are to take over the running of the ministries pending the reconstitution of a new Executive Council.