Nigeria governor appoints a happiness commissioner

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The governor of Nigeria's Imo state, Rochas Okorocha, has appointed his sister, Ogechi Ololo, as Commissioner for Happiness and Couples’ Fulfillment.

Before her elevation to the post, she was her brother's Deputy Chief of Staff and Special Adviser on Domestic Matters, Nigeria's privately owned Punch newspaper reports.

In October, Mr Okorocha was heavily criticised for unveiling a giant bronze statue of South Africa's President Jacob Zuma, despite the fact that he has been dogged by corruption allegations