The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has created a new portfolio for his sister, who has recently been sworn in as the commissioner for Happiness and Couples’ Fulfillment
Governor Rochas Okorocha, yesterday, sworn-in 28 new commissioners and 27 Transition Committee Chairmen for the 27 local government councils in the state.
One of the new commissioners sworn in is the Governor’s biological sister, Mrs. Ogechi Ololo (nee Okorocha).
According to “Daily Post” Ololo was the All Progressives Congress’ candidate into the House of Representatives for the Owerri Federal Constituency seat in 2015 and has served in various capacities since Okorocha became the state governor in 2011.
It further revealed that the governor’s sister had, before her new appointment, served as her brother’s Deputy Chief of Staff and Special Adviser on Domestic Matters.
Okorocha, while swearing in the new commissioners and the Transition Committee Chairmen on Monday at the Imo International Convention Centre, Owerri, charged them to leave their marks in their respective ministries and local government.
He said, “You are the privileged group that has the opportunity to make names for yourselves. I want to remind all of you that this appointment is not business as usual.
“We shall not tolerate any sharp practice or corruption of any type. Neither shall we accept indolence or laziness. You have been called to duty to help us to achieve our vision in the Rescue Mission Project.
“At this moment, I charge you all to be good ambassadors of the Rescue Mission wherever you find yourselves.
“To the Transition Committee Chairmen, you must ensure that ongoing projects must be completed especially the schools, chapels etc.”