Gov. Obaseki appoints new Chief of Staff, Osaze Uzamere

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki has appointed Osaze Ethan Uzamere as his Chief of Staff.

Obaseki replaces the former Chief of Staff, Taiwo Akerele, who resigned from Obaseki’s kitchen cabinet on Friday.

The 38-year-old investment banker is son of Senator Ehigie Uzamere, who represented Edo South Senatorial District in the National Assembly between 2007 and 2011.

He graduated from Stony Brook University, New York, where he majored in Computer and Electrical Engineering.

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He has had stints with Lehman Brothers and South Grade Engineering, among others.

Secretary to the State Government, Barr. Osarodion Ogie, in a statement Saturday night, said the appointment takes immediate effect.

The statement described the younger Uzamere as a thorough-bred professional, who had before his appointment, served as Executive Assistant to Governor Obaseki.

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