By: Ifeanyi Okonkwo
Governor of Anambra State, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, has
approved the renaming of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to Ministry of Industry.
Soludo made the approval at the Executive Council Meeting of State Government. This was made known by the secretary to the state government Prof Solo Chukwulobelu stating that the above reorganization is with immediate effect.
According to the release, the commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Dr. Obinna Ngonadi will henceforth be addressed as the Commissioner for Industry.
The Trade and Commerce aspect of the Ministry will, until further notice, be domiciled under the Governor’s Office. By implication, all activities relating to trade and commerce should be channeled to the Governor’s Office.
This decision is to enable the Ministry of Industry focus on the industrialization agenda of Mr. Governor, and for greater performance.