The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky has introduced the public discussion of five candidates for the position of head of the Odessa regional state administration.

“Good afternoon, working in Odessa! As promised, I turn to you for advice on the candidacy of the head of the Odessa regional state administration. We have selected five bidders. What do you say about these persons?”, – he wrote on his official page in social network Facebook on Friday.

Zelensky proposed to discuss previously approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on the post of head of the Odessa regional state administration, the head of public Union “Ukrainian Association of secondary metals and resources,” businessman Andrei Andreichikova; social activist, volunteer, entrepreneur, founder and Director of the Odessa “Open European school” Tatsiana Petricevic; Deputy of the Odessa city Council, teacher of the National University “Odessa law Academy”, the Chairman of the charitable Foundation “French Boulevard” Olga Kvasnicka; entrepreneur, owner, and Director of the investment company Maxim Kuts, public figure and lawyer, the Deputy of the Odessa city Council of the 5th convocation Maxim Boldin.

As reported, on July 13 in Odessa Zelensky said that he is not to appoint businessman Andreichikova head of the Odessa regional state administration intends to hold a competition for the position.

“We have an idea about this… due to the fact that a lot of sources something on Andreichikova write, I really want something, at least one proof… a lot of people that manipulate the media, so I think we will make a decision. We had a very good experience in Lviv region, we found there a very powerful people… I don’t think we can risk in Odessa, even by Andreichikov, whom I personally know. That is, we will hold a competition in Odessa. Because of the competition. Because it is a very important mission, and we don’t want you, the citizens of Odessa, to bring”, – said the President.

On June 26 the Cabinet of Ministers at the meeting supported the designation of eight heads of regional state administration, whose candidacy was proposed by President Zelensky. In particular, the head of the Odessa regional state administration invited to nominate Andrew Andreichikova.