The Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ebonyi State, Mr. Stanley Okoro-Emegha has resigned his appointment as the Ebonyi State Commissioner for Internal Security.

The State Commissioner for Information and State Orientation, Barrister Uchenna Orji, who disclosed this while briefing Journalists on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting held on Monday, disclosed that his resignation letter was approved during the meeting.

Orji who explained that Mr. Okoro-Emegha’s resignation took effect from August 31, 2021, disclosed that the Council approved his appointment as a security consultant to the Ebonyi state government, effective from 1st day of August 2021.

According to the State spokesman, Mr. Okoro-Emegha is required to attend all State’s functions including State Executive Council meetings, and liaise with the Commissioner for Internal Security and or SA on Internal Security in the running of the security architecture of the State.

Orji said the Council applauded him for his sense of discipline, loyalty and hard work and exemplary service in his previous appointments.

“The State Executive Council (EXCO) did approve the resignation of the Commissioner for Internal Security, Chief Stanley Okoro-Emegha, effective from 31st of August, 2021. EXCO did wish him well in his new job and was commended very highly for his sense of discipline, loyalty and hard work and exemplary service in the appointments he had before this time.

“EXCO further approved his appointment as a special security consultant to Ebonyi State government, effective from 1st day of August 2021. In this regard, he is required to attend all State’s functions including State Executive Council meetings. And he is required by virtue of his new appointment to liaise with the Commissioner for Internal Security and or SA on Internal Security in the running of the security architecture of the State. This decision of the EXCO will be forwarded to the State House of Assembly for approval,” Orji said.

Mr. Okoro-Emegha, it was gathered, is aspiring to be the Ebonyi State Chairman of the APC in the upcoming State Congress of the party.

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