Newly sworn-in governor of Ebonyi State, Chief Francis Nwifuru has appointed Dr. Monday Uzor as his Chief Press Secretary.
The appointment which came few hours after he was sworn-in is being celebrated by journalists in the state.
The new Chief Press Secretary is from the Ezza extraction in Ohaukwu local Government of the state .
Uzor holds a PHD in Mass Communication and was the Chief Press Secretary to the immediate past Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State with several years of experience in broadcasting.
He is expected to co-ordinate the media activities and image of the governor with his new appointment.
Meanwhile, Governor Francis Nwifuru has ordered that all banks operating state government accounts to with immediate effect freeze all the accounts domiciled in their various banks.
Nwifuru gave the order in a statement signed and made available to newsmen in Abakaliki by his Chief Press Secretary Dr Monday Uzor, on Tuesday.
According to Uzor, the order takes effect from Tuesday 30, May 2023.
The Statement reads “His Excellency, the Governor of Ebonyi State, Rt. Hon Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru, has directed the immediate freezing of all State government accounts domiciled in various banks with effect from, Tuesday, 30th May 2023.
“Consequently the Governor directs the Bank managers of all the banks that operate government accounts to immediately comply by ensuring that no payment is made from any government accounts till further notice”.