Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia announced Elder John Nwangborogwu as his new executive assistant. The man who was his former deputy chief of staff now has a unique responsibility for which he would directly report to Ikpeazu.
According to the statement announcing his appointment, below are the two main responsibilities of the executive assistant. We have translated each of the responsibilities from the highfalutin grammar in the statement to simple English so that everyone can understand.
(i) Micro-managing the Governor’s welfare commitments and goodwill challenges.
Translation: It’s almost election season and the governor would have to invest in a lot of “stomach infrastructure” and dispense a lot of goodwill to the masses. Elder Nwangborogwu will micromanage those commitments and challenges.
(ii) Co-ordinate and ensure integrated, harmonized services by Governor’s appointed aides through strategic and periodic interactions for assured loyalty, commitment and participation in the vision and direction of the Governor.
Translation: This election season is not a time to be slack. The governor needs to know which of his aides are being loyal and committed to his vision of getting reelected and which ones are not being loyal so that appropriate actions can be taken. Elder Nwangborogwu will strategically interact with the aides and report his findings back to the governor.
Powerful position, huh?
The appointment according to Principal Secretary to the Governor, Mr Emma Nwabuko, takes effect from 28th December, 2017.