Two frontline Delta state governorship aspirants in the December 2014 PDP Delta Governorship primaries for the 2015 elections, Sir Tony Chucks Obuh and Chief Charles Emetulu, have been nominated as Commissioners to serve in the present Delta State Cabinet.
Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Eweta Uduaghan nominated the two former governorship aspirants in a letter conveying the names of the two nominees, addressed to the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Peter Onwusanya.
The letter was read on the floor of the house at the resumed plenary of the house after the adjournment for Christmas and New Year break, after which the duo of Tony Obuh, who retired as permanent Secretary, Government House, in the Delta State public service and Charles Emetulu, the immediate past commissioner for Energy, were promptly invited for screening and their appointments confirmed.
The two nominees after introducing themselves, including their local governments of origin were then asked by the speaker, Hon Peter Onwusanya to take a bow and go, following an application to that effect by the Majority Leader, Hon Monday Igbuya.
The swearing-in of both Commissioners designate, is scheduled for Tuesday, February 9, 2015, after which their cabinet portfolios would be announced, as their appointments are to commence with immediate effect and will last till the end of the Uduaghan administration on May 29, 2015.