Ibanga, who is a younger brother to ex-governor and erstwhile Senate minority leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, was sacked following the news of Godswill defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The commissioner for information and strategy, Charles Udoh, disclosed this in Uyo on Wednesday, August 8.
Governor Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom state had earlier sacked one of his commissioners, Victor Antai.
Victor Antai, a former lawmaker in the state, was until his sack the commissioner in charge of culture and tourism.
The two commissioners were reportedly removed from the State Executive Council following what was alleged to be “gross misconduct and non-compliance with public service rules.”
With the development, they have been mandated to hand over to the Permanent Secretary in their respective ministries before close of work on Wednesday, August 8