By Ogar Monday
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The Cross River Governor, Sen. Ben Ayade has asked Permanent Secretaries in all the Ministries, Departments, and Agencies, MDAs in the State to assess appointees under their MDA for cabinet reshuffling purposes.
The announcement, which was contained in a letter signed by Mr. Christian Ita, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity, says the decision is to ensure the Government finishes strong.
The letter reads in part: “His Excellency, the State Governor, Sen. Ben Ayade is set to carry out a major cabinet reshuffle in a bid to ensure that the administration indeed finishes strong as it enters the last lap of its lifespan.
“Toward this end, Permanent Secretaries of all the Ministries, Departments, and Agencies are hereby directed to prepare to render, an assessment of the various political appointees in the MDAs. The assessments will be on attendance and the commitment of the appointees to work.”
It would be recalled that several MDAs under the administration does not have Commissioners due to resignation, reposting, or sacking.
Some of such Ministries include the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Infrastructure, Ministry of Water Resources, Ministry of Finance, and Ministry of Gas Resources.
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