By Our Correspondent
Following the confirmation of 28 Commissioners by the Cross River state House of Assembly, the governor of the State has written to inform the lawmakers that he is creating 12 ministries in addition to the existing 16 to make up 28.
This was disclosed by the Chairman, House Committee on Finance and Appropriation, Hon. Eteng Jones, while presenting the report of the Committee on the revised budget.
According to him, “some are mere uplifted departments while the rest are new ministries created to effectively meet the demands of the State.”
The ministries are, Ministry of Power, Ministry of Finance Incorporated, Ministry of Solid Mineral Development, Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Ministry of Infrastructure and Special Projects and Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Others are: Ministry of Transport and Marine Services, Ministry of Communication Technology, Ministry of Culture and Tourism Development, Ministry of New City Development, Ministry of Social Housing and Ministry of Establishment and Training.
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