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Abia: Ikpeazu swears in 27 new Commissioners, redeploys Kalu



Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has sworn-in 27 nominees as Commissioners into the Abia State Govt Council, at a ceremony held at Michael Okpara Auditorium, Umuahia, on Tuesday.

This was disclosed by Onyebuchi Ememanka, the Chief Press Secretary to the Abia Governor.

The swearing-in ceremony adopted the screening and the affirmation of the commissioner-nominees by the State Home of Meeting, which contained in a letter despatched the home management by the Governor.

DAILY POST recollects that Governor Okezie Ikpeazu had in September, 2021, appointed new commissioner nominees to help his administration within the dispensation of democracy dividends to the individuals by way of coverage formulation and implementation.

The appointment was disclosed in a launch signed by the Secretary to the State Authorities (SSG), Barrister Chris Ezem.

Talking after the formal inauguration of the nominees as Commissioners, Governor Ikpeazu disclosed that the brand new Commissioners have been fastidiously chosen to assist to drive his administration’s imaginative and prescient for a greater life for ndi-Abia.

He additionally disclosed that his administration is on its ultimate lap, and acknowledged that the need of Authorities to finish ongoing initiatives and presumably embark on new ones.

The Governor charged the brand new appointees to be lively gamers within the socio-political and financial renaissance of the state.

He warned that there’s nothing juicy within the appointments, and additional cautioned these whose agenda is to line their pockets that they are going to be disenchanted, and challenged them to see their appointments as calls to responsibility.

The Abia Chief Govt, assured that Authorities will considerably present them with the sources to work with, but in addition admonished them to leverage their connections and wealth of expertise in transferring their varied ministries ahead.

He additionally suggested them to stay loyal to the Authorities as these discovered wanting shall be proven the best way out.

Governor Ikpeazu, nonetheless, implored them to communicate with their localities as Authorities shall be counting on them to impress assist from the grassroot.

Responding on behalf of his colleagues, the brand new Commissioner for Info and Technique, Barrister Eze Chikamnayo, thanked the Abia Governor for the privilege to be a part of the State Govt Council and guaranteed that they won’t let the Authorities and the individuals of the state down.

The brand new Commissioners and their portfolios; Mazi Donatus Okorie – Ministry of Cooperatives and Rural improvement

Mr Ndom Godwin -Boundary Issues,
Chief Okezie Erondu, Ministry of Science and Know-how

Professor Ikechi Mgbeoji, Ministry of Agriculture.

Pascal Karibe Ojigwe, Ministry of Sports activities.

Mrs Uwaoma Olewengwa, Ministry of Business, Promotions and Improvement.

Prince Christopher Enweremadu, Ministry of Native Authorities and Chieftaincy Affairs.


Barr.Charles Esonu – Ministry of Youth Improvement.

Chief Chinagorom Nwankpa, Ministry of Housing.

Hon. Monday Ejiegbu – Parastatals

Deaconess Rose Urenta- Ministry of Ladies Affairs.

Chief Kingsley Imaga, Ministry of Public Utilities.

Chidiebere Uwagwu Kalu, Institution and Coaching.

Barr. Chijioke Mark, Publish-Fundamental Schooling.

Chief Chisom Nwachukwu, Ministry of Particular duties/Susceptible teams.

Mr. Sopuruchi Bekee, Ministry of Homeland Safety.

Chief Eze Nwanganga, Ministry of Petroleum and Power Improvement.

Barr Tony Nwanmuo, Ministry of Tradition and Tourism.

Barr. Sam Nwogu, Ministry of Surroundings.

Others are; Dr Chidi Onwuchuruba, Ministry of Lands and Survey.

Mr Ugochukwu Emezue- Documentation and Strategic Communications.

Mrs Adaku Uwaoma Onusiriuka Oseiza , Ministry of Small and Medium Enterprises and New Companies Improvement.

Barr, Eze Chikamnayo, Ministry of Info and Technique.

Chief Godswill Uche Nwanoruo, Ministry of Transport.

Prince Obinna Okey – Inter -Governmental Affairs.

Chief Ukwu Rocks Emma, Ministry of Fundamental Schooling.

Barr Chinenye Emelogu -Joint Tasks Implementations whereas the quick previous Commissioner for Info, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, is to function the brand new Commissioner for Commerce and Commerce”.

Based on the discharge by Ememanka, “the Deputy Governor Sir Ude Oko Chukwu, the Member representing Ukwa West State constituency, Hon. Godwin Adiele, the State Chairman of the PDP, Rt Hon Asiforo Okere, the Secretary to Authorities, Barrister Chris Ezem, Head of Service, Sir Onyii Wamah ,the Chief of Workers to the Governor, Prof-acb Agbazuere , the Deputy Chief of Workers, Workplace of the Deputy Governor, Sir Don Ubani amongst different distinguished Abians witnessed the ceremony whereas the oath of workplace was administered by the Solicitor Common and Everlasting Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Mrs Uzoamaka Uche Ikonne”.

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