Oshiomhole sacks commissioner


 Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state has relieved Mrs. Inumidun Idehen, the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, of her appointment, according to a statement issued on Monday in Benin by Mr Tony Iyare, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media Affairs.

Iyare said “Idehen’s exit was to enable an administrative panel to investigate thoroughly, the allegations of gross misconduct against her.“

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The allegations include unauthorised closure of orphanages and unwholesome interference in the running of other charity institutions.”Consequently, Idehen had been directed to hand over all government property in her possession to the permanent secretary in the Ministry.