The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly will on Monday, July 20, 2020 screen the cabinet nominees of the Governor of the state.
The House Committee on Judiciary, Justice, Human Rights and Public Petitions which is the committee in-charge of the screening has scheduled the excercise for 10am on Monday.
According to a statement by the Chairman of the committee, Barr. Victor Ekwere who is the Member Representing Mkpat Enin State Constituency, the screening will take place at Ibom Hotels and Golf Resort (formerly Le’Meridien Hotel), Uyo.
The statement further directs the nominees to submit 30 copies of their credentials to the Committee Chairman before the screening commences.
Governor Udom Emmanuel had last Thursday submitted names of 8 nominees to the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.
The current State Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Comrade Ini Ememobong, ALGON chairman, Hon. Frank Archibong, Vice Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU), Prof Eno Ibanga are some of the nominees.
Others are Prof. Augustine Vincent Umoh, Princess Ini Adiakpan, PhD, Mrs Enobong Mbobo (not Mboho), Elder Amanam Nkanga and Dr. Imo Moffat.
According to credible sources in the AKHA, the nominees would be confirmed on Thursday during plenary, barring unforseen circumstances.