The Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki yesterday 6th July 2017 swore-in 18 commissioners he also informed them that there was no room for corruption in his administration and tasked them to come up with innovative solutions to developing all sectors of the state.
This was disclosed while Addressing the commissioner,s consisting 15 males and 3 females at Edo State Government House in Benin City, the governor stressed that their appointments indicated a call to service, and not an avenue to make money or accumulate wealth.
Godwin Obaseki further insist that their various local government councils nominated the commissioners, and they should live up to the confidence reposed on them.
“We expect that you live above board; your confirmation by the Edo House of Assembly goes to show that you were found worthy to serve the state.
“This is the time to build institutions; it is not a time to think about self, but to work for the common good of the people. Bring your experiences to bear and threat staff with respect and follow laid down rules,” he said.
Governor Godwin Obaseki urged the commissioners to work towards increasing internally generated revenue in the state, while also tasking them on loyalty, accountability and inculcation of the ICT initiative of the present administration.
Speaking on behalf of the commissioners, Mr Osagie Inegbedion, who appreciated the governor for the opportunity given them to serve, affirmed that they were committed to serve.
The names of the commissioners are;
Hon. Yekini Idaiye (Akoko Edo)
Hon. Ohonbamu Paul (Egor)
Bar. E. Agbale (Esan Central)
Barr. Emmanuel Usoh (Esan North-East)
Magdalene Ohenhen (Esan South-East)
Amiolemen Osahon (Esan West).
Hon. Joseph Ughioke (Etsako Central)
Mr Mika Amonokha (Etsako East)
Mrs. Mariam Abubakar (Etsako West)
Osagie Inegbedion (Igueben)
Erimona Oye (Ikpoba-Okha)
Prof. Yinka Omoregbe (Oredo)
Mr Osaze Osemwegie-Ero (Orhionmwon)
Hon. Monday Osaigbovo (Ovia North-East)
Dr. Christopher Adesotu (Ovia South-West)
Hon. Jimoh Ijegbai (Owan East)
Hon. Okun Reginald (Owan West)
Dr David Osifo (Uhunmwode)