Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has sacked his Chief of Staff, Akparawa Ephraim Inyang-eyen.
NewsBeatng reports that Inyang-eyen’s removal was contained in a letter signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Emmanuel Ekuwem.
The letter reads, “On behalf of His Excellency, the Governor, government, and the good people of Akwa Ibom State, I write to convey to you His Excellency, the Governor’s profound appreciation of the worthy contributions you made to the development of our dear State while you served as Chief of Staff to the Governor.
“However, given the urgent need to match skill set and competencies to the task of maintaining the momentum of economic development in peace, your services are no longer required and you are hereby relieved of your position as Chief of Staff (CoS) to His Excellency, the Governor with immediate effect. You are therefore directed to hand over all property of the government in your possession to the secretary to state government.
“Please, accept the assurance of His Excellency, the Governor’s goodwill and highest regards as you proceed to other endeavors.”