Akwa Ibom State governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has on Tuesday sacked his Chief of staff (CoS) Akparawa Ephraim Inyang-Eyen.
Akparawa Inyangeyen has also been ordered to return all government documents and properties in his possession.
According to a release signed by the secretary to the state government, Mr. Emmanuel Ekuwen, Mr. Inyang-eyen has been relieved of his duty with immediate effect.
“On behalf of his Excellency, the Governor, Government and the good people of Akwa Ibom state, I write to convey to you His Excellency, the Governor’s profound appreciation of the worthy contributions you made to the development of our dear state while you served as the Chief of Staff to the Governor.
“However, given the urgent need to match skill set and competencies to the task of maintaining the momentum of economic development in peace, your services are no longer required and you are hereby relieved of your position, as Chief of Staff (CoS) to His Excellency, the Governor with immediate effect.
“You are therefore directed to handover all property of government in your possession to the Secretary to the State Government.”