Nigerian state of Imo gets 'happiness minister'

The company and team Governor Rochas Okorocha's sister Ogechi Ololo is likely to keep and manage. PHOTO | FILE

What you need to know:

  • Okorocha, who was previously widely criticised for using public funds to erect statues of prominent African leaders, on Monday appointed his sister to the post.

  • Ogechi Ololo now takes up the first such portfolio in Nigeria.

  • She previously served as Okorocha's deputy chief of staff and special adviser on domestic matters, in charge of Christmas decorations.



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