Thursday, 4 June 2020

Edo State Commissioner For Information Resigns,Obaseki Appoints Replacement

The Commissioner for Communication and Orientation in Edo State, Mr Paul Ohonbamu, has resigned.

The Special Adviser to Governor Godwin Obaseki on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, confirmed this to Channels Television on Thursday.

Thereafter, the governor approved the appointment of Mr Stewart Efe to replace the former commissioner.

A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie, said the appointment of Efe was with immediate effect.

Until his appointment, the new commissioner was the Public Relations Officer at the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Uselu in Benin City, the state capital.

Efe contested the chairmanship position in Egor Local Government Area during the last local government elections but stepped down for party interest.


 Meanwhile , Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has approved the appointment of Mr Stewart Efe as the new Commissioner for Communication and Orientation in the state.

The Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie, announced this in a statement on Thursday.

According to him, the appointment of Efe who replaces Mr Paul Ohonbamu takes immediate effect.
A file photo of Mr Stewart Efe, the new Commissioner for Communication and Orientation in Edo State.



Until his appointment, the new commissioner was the Public Relations Officer at the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Uselu in Benin City, the state capital.

He hails from Ward 9 in Egor Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

Ogie noted that Efe contested the chairmanship position in Egor during the last local government elections, but stepped down for party interest.

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