Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has sacked 20 out of his 28 Commissioners on Wednesday.
Uzodinma had earlier alleged that some of his appointees were moles sabotaging his administration.
This happened after he had appointed new Commissioners for Finance and Health.
A statement by his Chief Press Secretary Nwachuku Oguwike, said Uzodinma wishes the affected appointees well in their future endeavours.
Eight commissioners not affected by the announcement includes: the ministries of Health, Youth and Sports, Tourism, Information and Strategy, Woman Affairs, Works, Finance and Technology.
“The Governor has relieved 20 commissioners of his caofet off their duties leaving only eight persons behind.
“The reason behind the new development is to infuse new blood and add more value to the governance system of the state,”the statement read.