Ahead of the 2023 governorship election in Abia State, there are a lot of speculations on the zone that will produce the next Governor of the State. Photo credit: Vanguard Governor Okezie Ikpeazu will be ending his second term in office in 2023, the State is expected to have another Governor who will be in charge of the affairs of the state for another four years.
The Abia State Polytechnic Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) resolved to shun examinations, slated to begin on 16th September, except management takes measures to pay at least three months salary arrears. In a meeting of the ASUP congress presided over by Dike David, the members of staff vowed not to shift ground unless their demands are met.
It is popularly said that 'Dress the way you want people to address you. Our Nigerian governors have their various ways of dressing. Some dress according to their tribes, which makes them unique, especially governors from the North or West. But there are still governors who are not from these regions, yet they hardly wear corporate dresses.
When Okezie Ikpeazu assumed office as the Governor of Abia State in 2015, he faced challenges like court cases, insecurity, decayed infrastructure, amongst others, but it is fair to say that he overcame. Nevertheless, he may face some more challenges before his tenure expires in 2023.
The opposition People's Democratic Party is gradually recovering from the internal crisis that almost tore it apart. The party has a task before it which is to win the November 6 guber election in Anambra State. The party has not governed Anambra State since 2006. The PDP has inaugurated the national campaign council for its candidate in the November 6 guber election according to Vanguard newspaper.
More than 48 hours after Hon Obinna Ichita, the lawmaker representing Aba South Constituency at the Abia State House of Assembly was attacked by yet to be identified persons, Abia State Government is yet to react on the matter. Okezie Ikpeazu, Abia State Governor The attack which left several persons injured, a car and instruments of public address destroyed, was perpetrated by hoodlums who stormed venue of a Town Hall meeting between the lawmaker and his constituents in three buses.
Abia State Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu yesterday said that Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has changed the narrative of governance of the state especially in the area of infrastructure and entrepreneurship. John Okiyi Kalu Kalu made the statement when he spoke to newsmen after the thanksgiving service held on Saturday at the Seventh Day Adventist Church Abia North-Central conference (ABNC).
The governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, last Sunday ordered the immediate evacuation of over 200 of the state’s indigenous students from the University of Jos (UniJos) amidst growing crises in Plateau State. Okezie Ikpeazu, Governor of Abia State According to a statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information, the evacuation team led by the Special Assistant to the governor on Students Affairs, Mr Chibuzo Ndom, including security personnels from the state will arrive Umuahia, the state capital, where they will be welcomed by the governor.
As we move closer to the next Governorship Election in Abia State, the available indication has shown that one out of these three political gladiators may likely take over from the Incumbent Governor Okezie Ikpeazu. (1) Dr. Alex Otti (APC) The 56Years-old is the former Group Managing Director of Diamond Bank Plc.
The ban on Open Grazing which was decided by the 17 governors in the Southern part of the country is yet to be fully implemented by all the states in the region. Recall that the 17 Southern governors in a meeting on 5th July, in Lagos, agreed that Open Grazing should be banned in the region to stop the incessant clash between herdsmen and farmers and also reduce attacks from killer-herdsmen in the region.
His Excellency Governor Okezie Ikpeazu is the Governor of Abia State who took over from His Excellency Theodore Ahamefula Orji Governor Ikpeazu's son Jachimike Ikpeazu got married to Chidinma traditionally in her home town The people of Abia state have sent their congratulatory messages to Engineer Jachimike Ikpeazu on his successful traditional marriage.
Wedding days are days whereby loved ones come out in their numbers to celebrate those that are about to tie the knot with themselves. Over the weekend, the son of the governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, in the person of Jachimike Ikpeazu, walk down the aisle with his longtime fiancée, Nkechi in a traditional way.
Abia State, one of the five states in the South East geopolitical zone was created on 27th August 1991 under the leadership of General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, meaning that it marks its 30 years anniversary today. L-R Abia State Commissioner for Health, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, and Deputy Governor, Sir Ude Oko Chukwu
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has made a strong case for true fiscal federalism where States will have powers to manage resources in their domains and in the case of natural resources, pay royalties to the federal government. Gov. Ikpeazu was speaking when he received in audience a delegation of the Federal Commissioner, representing Abia State at the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Comrade Chris Akomas at Government Lodge, Aba.
The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu on Sunday, ordered the evacuation of students of Abia origin from the University of Jos in light of the security situation witnessed in Plateau State. Okezie Ikpeazu | Photo Credit: The Abia Info According to a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, the evacuation team, which includes security personnel, will be led by the governor's Special Assistant on Students Affairs, Mr Chibuzo Ndom.
Lady Adanma Okpara, the first Lady and widow of the late premier of the old Eastern Region, Dr. Michael Iheonukara Okpara, has died at the age of 97. Lady Adanma Okpara. The Abia state government stated that the late first lady's achievements continue to reverberate years after she left public office.
The governor of Abia state, governor Okezie Ikpeazu, has reacted to the death of 7 persons from the same family, who died after allegedly eating road side barbecue, "suya". According to reports, the tragedy happened on Wednesday, 25th of August, at Umueze, Umuakanu community in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State.
Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has expressed shock over the death of seven persons of the same family after they reportedly ate 'Suya' and some 'fruit juice.' It was gathered that tragedy struck on Wednesday when seven people from the same family died at Umueze, Umuakanu ,Abia State, after eating barbecue, popularly known as Suya with an undisclosed juice.
Photo Credit: Vanguard Newspapers Following the murder of 22 Muslim travelers and the subsequent murder of Jos University students, the Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, ordered the evacuation of Abbey students back to the state on Monday. In a statement to Pioneer, Chief John Okee Kalu, the Honorary Information Commissioner of Abia State, said: The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, sent a special assistant for student affairs.
Gov. Ikpeazu Evacuates Abia Students From Unijos According to the Cable, the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has dispatched team to evacuate Abia state students from Unijos. The governor dispatched a team to Jos to evacuate students of Abia origin stranded in Plateau. Photo Credit: The Cable