Gov Dave Umahi
Ebonyi State Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Mr Okechukwu Orlando Nweze has been suspended indefinitely by Gov Dave Umahi over his alleged “inability to discharge his duties effectively”.
The suspension was announced on Wednesday, June 15, in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Dr Kenneth Ugbala.
The governor directed Nweze to hand over all government property in his possession to the permanent secretary of the ministry before the close of work.
"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 read.
"In the light of the above, Mr. Orlando Nweze is hereby directed to handover all government property in his possession to Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance and Economic Development before the close of work on Wednesday 15th June, 2022. Please, ensure strict compliance to this directive."