Former Ryazan Governor agreed to help the successor

Oleg Kovalev

The former Governor of Ryazan region Oleg Kovalev will be the adviser of the acting head of the region Nikolai Lyubimov. About it on air of TV channel “Russia 24” Lyubimov said on Friday, February 17, reports TASS.

“Yes, Oleg Ivanovich agreed, and I thank him for that,” said the new head of the Ryazan region. He expressed the hope that Kovalev will help him “get into the swing of things very well.”

In an interview with Lyubimov also said that in the next two weeks to get acquainted with the situation and the political environment, and then will travel around the region. “After 100 days you have to put forward a programme of changes, to provide socio-economic programmes aimed at addressing long-term challenges”, — quotes the acting Governor of the “Komsomolskaya Pravda — Ryazan”.

On 15 February it was reported that Lyubimov invited the former Governor of Ryazan region Oleg Kovalev, the position of the adviser on public principles.

A day earlier, President Vladimir Putin accepted the resignation Kovalev, who headed the Ryazan region since 2008. The same day he was appointed acting head of the region, the former Deputy of the state Duma from “United Russia” Nikolay Lyubimov.

Prior to joining the lower house of Parliament 45-year-old Lyubimov was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Kaluga region (2015-2016), in September of 2015 became its Chairman.