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Nigerian singer, Iyanya Gets First Political Appointment

The Governor of Cross River State, Sir Ben Ayade has appointed one of Nigeria's best music artists, Iyanya, and 26 others into his cabinet. These appointments are coming a few hours after the governor approved the appointments of 500 All Progressives Congress (APC) members to serve in his government.

Iyanya who has been representing Cross River State in the music world is now the Senior Special Assistant, Tourism & Entertainment to the governor and the appointment is with immediate effect.

This was contained in a press release signed by the Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita.

See a list of the appointments below.


1. Iyanya Mbuk – Senior Special Assistant, Tourism & Entertainment

2. Afenkefe John Akwagiob – Special Assistant, Agriculture (Obanliku)

3. Mr Anthony Ucheche – Special Assistant, Shippers Council

4. Mr Robert Kanung – Special Assistant, Agriculture (Obanliku)

5. Barr. Agbor Agbor – Senior Special Assistant, Law Reforms

6. Mr Agbor Ogar Enagu – Special Assistant, New Cities Development

7. Hon. Effiong Ekarika Jimmy – Senior Special Assistant, Homeland Security Services

8. Dutinaolom Ebi Egoro – Special Assistant, Maritime Services

9. Sam Evey Ugah – Senior Special Assistant, Local Government Affairs

10. Rt Hon. Etim Asido Ukpong – Senior Special Assistant, Agricultural Development

11. Mr Patrick Ita – Special Assistant, Infrastructure Maintenance

12. Mr Joseph Ekamoti – Special Assistant, City Transportation

13. Pastor Clement Asuquo – Senior Special Assistant, Community Development

14. Victoria Okon Mbukpa – Special Assistant, Women Mobilisation (South)

15. Mr Efa Nyong Bassey – Special Assistant, Community Relations

16. Mr Effiom Orok Etim – Special Assistant, Rural Development

17. Egbe, Pius Enyong – Senior Special Assistant, Shongai Farms

18. Elemi Abam Eni – Special Assistant, Youth Development (Central)

19. Nkoyo George Nkamanu -Special Assistant, Entrepreneurship Development

20. Godstime Legbel Ekpe – Special Assistant, Central Development

21. Dr Ani Jeremiah Eja – Senior Special Assistant, Education (Central)

22. John Elemi Eka – Special Assistant, Business Development

23. Sir Josephat Elah Omang -Special Adviser, Social Investments

24. Sir Emmanuel O’Neil – Special Assistant, Religious Affairs

25. Sir Simeon Okachi – Special Assistant, Inter-Faith Relations

26. Sister Florence Odok – Special Assistant, Human Capital Development

27. Doris John Eru Special Assistant, Investment Promotion

See the press release below.

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