The governor of Akwa ibom state, Mr Udom Emmanuel has forwarded names of eight nominees as commissioners and special advisers to the State House of Assembly.
The nomination is rumoured to be the first that will shake the state executive council since the governor assumed office in 2015.
Some of the names submitted by the governor as read by the speaker, Akwa Ibom state house of assembly, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey Include: Prof. Eno Ibanga, Hon Frank Archibong, Dr Augustine Vincent Umoh, Dr Ini Nathaniel Adiakpan, Mrs Enobong Mbobo, Comrade Ini Ememobong, Elder Amanam Nkanga and Dr Imo Mofat.
After the names were read by the speaker, the list was forwarded to the house committee on judiciary, human rights and public petition for further perusal and to be reported back within one week.