Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has partially dissolved the State Executive Council.
He has also forwarded names of eight new commissioner nominees to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.
Commissioners who were retained are Hon David Olofu, Finance; Barrister Michael Gusa, Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice; Engr Victor Ukaha, Rural Development and Cooperatives, Tabitha Igirgi, Women Affairs; Chief Ekpe Ogbu, Housing and Urban Development; Bernard Aondoaver Unenge, Lands Survey and Solid Minerals, Dr Emmanuel Oyiwona and Dr Joseph Ngbea, Commissioner for Health and Human Services.
Commissioner nominees whose names were forwarded to the State Assembly for screening and confirmation include Terna Kester Kyenge from Logo, Engr Uungwa Sachia Jude from Gwer West and Barrister Agbatar Rodney Williams from Vandeikya.
Others are Hon Michael Umoru Inalegwu from Agatu, Agber Benjamin Aernan from Buruku and Dr Jane Ogoma Aja from Obi.
Also nominated for screening and confirmation include Hon Tarnongu Saawuan from Konshisha and Barrister Teryima Nguher from Ukum.
The Governor who expressed profound appreciation to the outgoing commissioners and wished them well in their future endeavors, urged them to hand over to their respective permanent secretaries immediately.