Ebonyi suspends finance commissioner indefinitely
Okechukwu Orlando Nweze, the Ebonyi State Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development has been suspended indefinitely for allegedly lacking the ability to discharge his duty effectively in the office.
Nweze was suspended on Wednesday, by state Governor David Umahi.
The Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Kenneth Ugbala in a statement, directed Mr. Nweze to hand over all government property in his possession to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Finance.
“The Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Nweze Umahi has directed indefinite suspension of Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Hon. Okechukwu Orlando Nweze with effect from June 15th, 2022, for his inability to discharge his duty effectively.”
The statement further said, “In the light of the above, Mr. Orlando Nweze has hereby directed to hand over all government property in his possession to the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance and Economic Development before the close of work on Wednesday 15th June 2022.
“Please, ensure strict compliance with this directive.”