Prof. Chukwuma Charles Soludo, the Anambra State Governor, swore in Hon.Beverly Ikpeazu-Nkemdiche as the new Commissioner for Special Duties on Wednesday.
Ikpeazu-Nkemdiche, a former member of the House of Assembly, replaced Hon. Sly Ezeokenwa, who was elected as national chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).
The State House of Assembly had received a letter from Governor Soludo on Wednesday, October 4, for Hon. Ikpeazu-Nkemdiche to be screened and confirmed by the lawmakers for the office.
Governor Soludo, while performing the swearing-in ceremony at the Government House, Awka, tasked her with purposeful service.
He congratulated her on the new appointment and reminded her that the new position comes with great sacrifice to fulfill the mandate of the solution team.
Soludo said, “It is no secret that this new position requires the utmost dedication and commitment. It is a role that demands a person who can think outside the box, show empathy, and establish positive relationships with all stakeholders. I am pleased to say that you possess these and many other qualities that qualify you for this job.
“As you take this solemn oath of office and allegiance, I wish to remind you of the high expectations that come with this role. Ndị Anambra have entrusted you with the responsibility of ensuring that special duties are carried out efficiently and effectively.
“I want to emphasize that you are joining a team that is determined to transform our state and make the lives of our citizens better. You have my support, and I am confident that you will discharge your duties with unwavering diligence and integrity. I wish you all the best as you embark on this challenging journey. Congratulations once again, Madam Commissioner”, Soludo added.
Ikpeazụ-Nkemdiche promised to utilize her wealth of experience from serving in the legislative arm of government to serve ndị Anambra.
Through her successful swearing-in ceremony, she replaced Sly Ezeokenwa, who had been in the position at the beginning of the current administration.