By Jonathan Ugbal
Governor Ben Ayade on Friday, added to his lengthy list of aides when he announced the appointment of 27 new aides on religious matters.
The appointments came in two batches. The first is the constitution of a 9 – man Christians pilgrim board while the second was the appointment of a Special Assistant on religious matters in each of the 18 Local Government Areas of the State.
This brings to about 30, his aides on religious matters after his appointment of at least two Special Advisers for Christian and Muslim affairs earlier in the year.
The reconstitution of the board as stated in the press release with reference number GO/PRESS/012/VOL.I/ 218 is as follows:
1. Rev.(Dr) Ubong Eyo – Chairman
2. Apostle Trinity Ogar – Vice Chairman
3. Dr. Obeten U. Bassey – Member
4. Rev. Fr. Joseph Bebie – Member
5. Mrs Rosemary Akwaji – Member
6. Rev. Omin Itu – Member
7. Mrs Naomi Ekpe Bassey – Member
8. Mrs Ekanem B. Ekpenyong – Member
9. Mrs Juliet Alorye Aniah-Odey – Secretary
Most of the 18 Special Assistants on religious matters were appointed in his first term in office.
And, the list as contained in the Press Release with the reference GO/PRESS/012/VOL.I/ 219 is as follows;
1. Mrs Olive Effanga JP – Calabar Municipality
2. Rev. Effiom Ironbar – Calabar South LGA
3. Ven. Mesembe Effiong Inameti – Odukpani LGA
4. Mr John Bassey – Akamkpa LGA
5. Rev. Eyo Boco – Akpabuyo LGA
6. Rev. Fr. Paul Etene – Bakassi LGA
7. Rev. James Abam – Biase LGA
Central Senatorial District:
I. Mr. Michael Nsor – Ikom LGA
2. Rev. Fr. Gabriel Inah – Etung LGA
3. Sir P. O. Bisong(KSJI) – Boki LGA
4. Catechist(Mrs) Margaret Afro Enang – Obubra LGA
5. Hon. Inah Inah Usang – Yakurr LGA
6. Rev. Sunday Elemi Edu – Abi LGA
Northern Senatorial District:
1. Mr Anthony Morod Mose JP – Ogoja LGA
2. Rev. Ben Akor – Obudu LGA
3. Mr Godwin Ukpan – Obanliku LGA
4. Chief James Ashu – Bekwarra LGA
5. Rev. Fr. Matthew Otuji – Yala LGA
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