Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has appointed Independence Ogulewe and Ugochukwu Nzekwe as aides.
Hon Ogulewe who represented Ahiazu/Ezinihitte Mbaise Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives is now the Special Adviser to the governor on Federal Projects.


Hon. Nzekwe is the Special Adviser to the governor on Mobilization. He represented Nkwerre Constituency twice in the State House of Assembly.
The state secretary of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Austin Chilakpu is now the Special Assistant to the governor on Labour Matters.
Former Transition Committee Chairman of Orsu Local Government Area, Mrs. Stella Odimegwu has been appointed the Senior Special Assistant on Orlu Mayoral Affairs.
She replaces Chief Uche Mbanaso who is now the Commissioner for Commerce and Industry.
Dr. Ngozi Chukwukere is now in charge of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), replacing Dr. Charles Onuoha who is now Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development.
Ex-General Manager of Environmental Transformation Commission (ENTRACO), Mr. Sunny Chiadi is now the Senior Special Assistant on Special Duties.
Nkiru Silvanus is returning to the state as Special Assistant on Public Affairs, while Lisa Asugha will move to Lagos as Liaison Officer.
Most of the aides retained their positions.

Meanwhile, as the name of the Chief Comedian Uche Ugbuagu went missing on the list, a reliable source from government house Owerri comfirmed that any name that is not there means the person has been fired,
Chief P.C. Onuoha – Political Bureau
Prof. Dike Francis -Legal
Nwankwo Kanu -Sports
Dr. Sylvanus Amaechi – Health
Prof. Fabian Osuji -Education
Prince Akano Macdonald- Project Monitoring  /Evaluation Bureau
Chief Mike Obioha  Tourism & Culture Affairs
Chief Ralph Ekezie  Petroleum and Energy
Hon. Amaechi Nwoha State Assembly Affairs
Chief Benjamin Nnadozie Udensi Poverty Alleviation
Engr. Peter Ohagwa  Peace/Conflict Resolution
HE Mrs. Ihuoma Aghaso- Pet Projects (First Lady)
Sir Okey Dike Local Government/Civil Service Reform
Dr. Celestine Izunobi  Pension, Gratuity and Social Welfare
Chief Austin Ndigwe  Public Affairs
Chief C Y Amako  State/LG Joint Projects
Dr. Chris Igwe  Investment/Industry
TPL Iheanyi Abaekwume- Land Matters
Ben Duruebo  Inter Party Relations
Hon. Daniel Kanu- Agriculture & Water Resources
Barr. Vitalis Ogbonna-New City Development
Dr. Best Njoku- Electoral Matters
Barr. Ifeanyi Agwu-Due Process
Independence Ogulewe- Federal Projects
Hon. Ugochukwu Nzekwe-Mobilization

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Senior Special Assistants
Not listed- Media/Chief  Press Secretary
Engr. Tim Dike- Administration (D-Gov)
High Chief Uche Njoku- Owerri Mayoral Affairs
Engr. Ifeanyi Ukachu-  Okigwe Mayoral Affairs
Mrs. Stella Odumegwu- Orlu Mayoral Affairs
Barr. Okey Okorocha- Security Adminitration
Pst. Mrs. Henrietta Jacobs-Religious Affairs
Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Chukwukere-Millennium  Dev. Goals (MDGs)
Barr. Mrs. Ngozi Njoku(DG) Imo Foundation
Princess Gloria Akobundu-Abuja Liaison
Mrs. Nrima Nzeribe-Project & Investments
Ethelbert Ibebuchi- Administration
Barr. Lady Rebecca Anozie Legal matters
Sebastine Ibezim- Assets and Liabilities
Sunny Chiadi-Special Duties
Chike Orjiako- Technical (STA)

Special Assistants
Mr. Francis Igwe- SMEDA
Barr. Chinyere Uwandu-NEPAD
Mr. Stanley Dike-Non-Formal Sector
Comr. Austine Chilakpu-Labour Matters
Pastor Bunmi Babas-Government House Chapel
Hon. Donatus Ejifugha-Advance Protocol Security I
Pst. Frank C. Onwumere-Advance Protocol Security II
Mrs. Kate Okafor- Special Citizens
Mrs. Ogechi Ololo-Domestics
Nze Ben Osuji- Chieftaincy/Cultural Affairs
Onyema Opara-Media (D-Gov)
Mr. Alfred Ononugbo- Protocol
Mr. Raymond Duru-Transport
Lisa Asugha  Lagos Liaison
Nkiru Silvanus Public Affairs
Chief Ebony Ohiri Security , Orlu Zone
Mr. Ugochukwu Onyeukwu  Security, Owerre Zone
Mr. Innocent Okpokoro  Security, Okigwe Zone
Onyema Onyebuchi  General Duties (D-Gov)
Mrs. Chinwe Victoria Ike- Administration (First Lady)
Mrs. Joy Umealor Legal Matters (First Lady)
Mrs. Florence Nwaife Anichebe Special Duties (First Lady)
Mrs. Marie Ihediwa  Events (First Lady)
Obi Reginald Okechukwu  Youth Affairs
Hon. Eric Nwanom Ihezie Niger Delta Affairs
Hon. Ebere Uzoukwa  Media (Print I)
Barr. Francis Ononaji- Diaspora USA
Engr. Cletus Amaraegbu- Igbo Affairs
Alh. Abubakar Ozor  Inter Religios Affairs


Executive Assistants
Matthew Obono – ICT
Barr. Sandra Ogbu Schedules
Dr. Uchechi Okereafor  Advance Protocol
Mr. Kelechi Onwuzuruike Special Duties I
Hon. Tochukwu Udeze  Special Duties II
Hon. Iyke Onuoha -Finance
Hon. Lawrence Nwaobodo  Due Process

Personal Assistants
Hon. Iyke Onyekwulisi Youth Affairs
Okechukwu Azu-D-Gov