CROSS RIVER, Nigeria – The State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade has forwarded a list of 36 Commissioner Nominees to the state House of Assembly.
The Governor had earlier appointed three persons, Barr. Tanko Ashong, Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Mr Auqou Ekpenyong, Commissioner for Finance and Peter Egba, Commissioner for Commerce.
With the new list, the total number of Commissioners in his second tenure will be 39; ten higher than his first administration.
Most of the Nominees are former Commissioners.
When contacted the Chief Secretary to Governor Ayade on Wednesday said that actually the Governor has sent the names of Commissioner Nominees to the House of Assembly but cannot ascertain their names.