"This policy makes people happy" - Ogechi Ololo explains Relevance of her Ministry

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These were the words of the Imo State Commissioner Imo State Commissioner for Happiness and Couple's Fulfilment, Mrs. Ogechi Ololo, while reacting to criticism trailing her appointment. Ololo is among the newly sworn in 28 commissioners and 27 Transition Committee Chairmen for the 27 local government councils. "That is the part of the Ministry of Happiness", said Ololo.

The state had banned the use of Keke Napep some months ago Imo state government has started enforcing the ban on tricycle riders, popularly known as Keke Napep in some designated areas in Owerri, the state capital.

Swearing in the new commissioners and the Transition Committee Chairmen on Monday at the Imo International Convention Centre, Owerri, the governor charged them to leave their marks in their respective ministries and local governments. Nnamdi Obiaraeri (Information), Lady Ugochi Nnana-Okoro (Agriculture and Food Security), Gertrude Oduka (Primary and Secondary Education), Dr. Jones Uzoka (Niger Delta Affairs), Uchendu Chijioke Mark (Public Utilities), Gerald C. Okolie (Rural Development), Dr. Cyril Okafor (Tourism), Emmanuel Umunnakwe Ojinere (Trade and Investment), Chief Lasbery Anyanwu (Transport) and Onwueyiagwu Valentine (Youth Development). "The word "Couple" was inadvertently written, instead of the word "Purpose", we regret that", the statement read.

Okorocha, the statement said, has also created similar Ministries such as the Ministry of Non Formal Sector and Market Development to address issues of the poor state of Imo markets and organize the non-formal sector to make them more productive.

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"The real essence of life is to be happy and to fulfil one's goal in life; Government officials are elected to address this".

"This is the very reason people elect their leaders: to guarantee their happiness and objective fulfillment". A great leader therefore, is one who provides happiness to the people.

She had, before her new appointment, served as her brother's Deputy Chief of Staff and Special Adviser on Domestic Matters.

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