The reinstatement follows the review and resolution of the issues which led to the resignation of the SSG on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.
Prof Ihonvbere’s reinstatement is with immediate effect.
Meanwhile the State Commissioner for Youths, Sports and Social Mobilisation, Hon Chris Okaeben has resigned his appointment in line with the electoral and constitutional requirements which mandate political appointees to resign 45 days before an election.
Hon Okaeben is the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Oredo West Constituency in the House of Assembly election holding in February, 2015.
The Hon Commissioner thanked the Governor for the oppotunity given him to serve.
The Governor who has accepted the resignation of Hon Okaeben thanked him for his contributions to the Edo project and wished him resounding success in the February election.