The governor-elect of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has appointed former Minister, Oby Ezekwesili as head of his transition team ahead of his swearing-in as governor of Anambra State on 17 March.
The list, which was released to newsmen by Soludo’s media aide, Joe Anatume, comprised 80 members with prominent Nigerians who will play diverse roles.
The former Minister of Education will head the committee, while Prof. Benedict Oramah, Prof. Pat Utomi and Mr Osita Chidika are members of the committee.
The press release by Anatune, with the full names of members, also stated that the inauguration of the committee would commence on 19th January and last till 23rd.
“This is to announce the constitution of a Transition Committee which will liaise with a team set up by the government of Anambra State to ensure a seamless transition from the Governor Willie Obiano’s administration to a Chukwuma Charles Soludo-led administration as from 17th March, 2022.
“The full terms of reference for the committee, as well as its mode of operation, will be communicated during the inauguration/first plenary sessions scheduled for 19- 22nd January, 2022 at the Golden Tulip (Agulu Lake) Hotel, Anambra State.
“Members are expected to arrive on Wednesday, 19th while the inauguration and first plenary sessions start on the 20th. Departure is on the 23rd. The Secretariat will take care of the logistics (transport and accommodation), etc.,” the statement read.