Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Obaseki fires Environment Commissioner, Waste Mgt. Board GM

redeploys Perm Sec, Min. of Environment
Lauretta Omosogha

The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has relieved the Commissioner of Environment and Sustainability, Mr. Reginald Okun, of his position while the governor directed that the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Mrs. Obahiagbon R.E., be redeployed.

This is following the retirement of the General Manager, Edo State Waste Management Board, Mr. Aiyamenkue Akonofua.


In a statement signed by Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., the state government directed the officials to “handover their assignments to the most senior government official in their offices with immediate effect. They are also to handover all government property in their possession to the appropriate authorities".

In the statement, the government commended the disengaged officials for their service to the state and wished them well in their future endeavours.