Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday sacked eight Commissioners in the state executive council.
Obaseki announced the sack of the affected commissioners after he returned from Abuja.
The commissioners were said to be loyalists of his predecessor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The governor also appointed immediate past Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Kabiru Adjoto as Special Adviser.
Those sacked include Commissioner for Youths and Special Duties Mika Amanokha who is also Oshiomhole’s nephew; Commissioner for Energy and Water Resources Joseph Ugheoke; Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development Magdalene Ohenhen and Commissioner for Infrastructure Engr. Osahon Amiolemen.
Others are Commissioner for Health Dr. David Osifo; Commissioner for Budget Mariam Abubakar; Commissioner for Wealth Creation, Cooperatives and Employment Barr. Emmanuel Usoh; Commissioner for Science and Technology. Dr. Christopher Adesotu.