By Abubakar Yunusa, Abuja
The Cross River State Governor, Bassey Edet had appointed the Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja
Comrade Emmanuel Ogbeche, as the Chief Press Secretary .
Ogbeche’s appointment was conveyed in a statement signed by Dr Innocent Eteng, Permanent Secretary, General Administration, Office of the Secretary to the State Government late on Monday.
Until his appointment,he was Editor-at-large with THE WHISTLER, an online newspaper published by the The Whistler Communications Limited.
He is also serving his second term as the chairman, NUJ, FCT Council.
It was gathered that other appointments conveyed in the press statement are Prof Anthony Owan-Enoh as Secretary to the State Government (SSG); Hon Emmanuel Ironbark – Chief of Staff to the Governor; and Major-General Okoi Ubi Obono (rtd) – Senior Special Adviser-Security (State Security Adviser).
The list of appointees also include AIG John Abang (rtd) – Special Adviser-Security (Central); Mr Achu Ben Olayi – Special Adviser-Security (North); Commander Patrick Odiong – Special Adviser-Security (South); and Mr Sylvester Otu Abang – Acting State Chief of Protocol.
All the appointments take immediate effect.