By Christian George
Enugu State Government has ordered all former political appointees under the immediate past government to hand over.
This came on the premise of the directive issued by the former Secretary to the State Government, Professor Simeon Otuanya, instructing them to hand over on or before May 26, 2023, ahead of the expiration of the second tenure of the past administration.
In a statement signed by the new Secretary to the State Government, Professor Chidiebere Onyia, on Tuesday, May 30, 2023, the state government has ordered the immediate handover of government assets.
According to a report by Daily Post, former officeholders are enjoined to comply with the directive by handing over all government assets in their possession to the Permanent Secretary or Director of Administration or Director of Personnel Management in their respective Ministries, Departments and Agencies before the close of work today, Wednesday, May 31, 2023.
According to the statement, those affected included all former Chief Executive Officers of Government-Owned Companies, Board Chairmen and Board Members of Government-Owned Companies, Executive Secretaries of Parastatals or Government-Owned Companies, State Project Coordinators of World Banks Assisted Projects, and other categories of political appointees as listed in the said memo by the former Secretary to the State Government in the immediate past administration.