Obaseki distributes portfolios to new commissioners, deploys permanent secretaries to MDAs

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assigned portfolios to the new Commissioners who were recently inaugurated as members of the Edo State Executive Council (EXCO).

The governor also assigned new permanent secretaries to different ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs).

Recall that the governor had on Friday, August 25, inaugurated 4 new commissioners with a charge to support the government’s effort to serve Edo people.

In a statement, Secretary to the Edo State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., said Adaze Aguele-Kalu has been assigned to the Ministry of Finance while Okuofu Osilama is now in charge of the Ministry of Budget & Economic Planning.

Others are: Zubairu Dada Abubakar, Ministry of Youths & Humanitarian Affairs; Asi Suraja Jibril, Ministry of Water Resources, and Ogbeide Ifaluyi-Isibor, Ministry of Digital Economy, Science & Technology.

According to Ogie, new permanent secretaries have also been assigned to different Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).

They include Eki Abieyuwa Oyemwense to the Ministry of Business, Trade & Cooperatives; Stanley Osaruyi Ehiarimwian, Ministry of Health; Edith Ilamosi Sede, Directorate of Government House & Protocol; Joy Iyen Akhigbe, Office of the Head of Service, Corporate Change and Communications and Friday Desmond Agbama, Ministry of Communication & Orientation.

Others are Felicia Nagbonma Edokpolor to the Ministry of Local Government, Community & Chieftaincy Affairs; Omoruyi Ese Martina, Ministry of Mining & Energy and Jude Ebodaghe Ekpu, Ministry of Environment & Sustainability.


The Edo State Governor, His Excellency, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has approved the assignment of portfolios to the new Commissioners who were recently inaugurated as members of the Edo State Executive Council (EXCO).

Some newly promoted Permanent Secretaries were also assigned portfolios.

The Commissioners and their portfolios are as follows:

1.  Adaze Aguele-Kalu – Ministry of Finance

2.  Okuofu Osilama – Ministry of Budget & Economic Planning

3.  Zubairu Dada Abubakar – Ministry of Youths & Humanitarian Affairs

4.  Asi Suraja Jibril – Ministry of Water Resources

5.  Ogbeide Ifaluyi-Isibor – Ministry of Digital Economy, Science & Technology

The Permanent Secretaries and their portfolios include:

1.  Eki Abieyuwa Oyemwense – Ministry of Business, Trade & Cooperatives

2.  Stanley Osaruyi Ehiarimwian – Ministry of Health

3.  Edith Ilamosi Sede – Directorate of Government House & Protocol

4.  Joy Iyen Akhigbe – Office of the Head of Service – Corporate Change and Communications

5.   Friday Desmond Agbama – Ministry of Communication & Orientation

6.  Felicia Nagbonma Edokpolor – Ministry of Local Government, Community & Chieftaincy Affairs

7.  Omoruyi Ese Martina – Ministry of Mining & Energy

8.  Jude Ebodaghe Ekpu – Ministry of Environment & Sustainability

This notice takes immediate effect. All the commissioners and permanent secretaries are expected to resume at their various Ministries and begin to function in their various capacities.

Osarodion Ogie Esq.

Secretary to the Edo State Government

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