GOVERNOR  IKPEAZU ON A QUICK MATCH FOR GOVERNANCE AND DEVELOMENT… Appoints LGA Transition Committees; Promises Serious Fight Against Crime.


By Sam Obinna Ibe


The last one week has been full of activities for Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state, an indication that the Governor is in a hurry to carry on the full business of governance and development in the state. On Sunday, June 17, Ikpeazu spoke strongly against insecurity , as he announced measures to ensure  security of the lives and property of the people of the State.

Speaking at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Ogbor Hill Parish Aba ,at a service to mark this year’s Fathers’ Day, the Governor stated that by next week, 20 Security Patrol Vehicles complete with state of the art communication gadgets will be handed over to the Police and the Army to enhance their intelligence gathering and combat readiness.

The Governor made it clear that development can only come when there is peace and security, thanked the people of Abia State for their steadfastness and especially the church for their constant intercessions on behalf of our people. He assured that he will always be guided by the fear of God in all of his actions as Governor and congratulated all Christian men on their day.

“As a man, husband and father, today’s celebration means a lot to me as I have resolved to be a better man and improve on those areas that need improvement, challenging all Christian men to renew their faith in God.

Prayers were said for the Governor and the state while songs of praises rent the air. The Church also presented a gift to the Governor.

Minister in Charge of the Parish, The Rt. Rev. Akim Erim Mbeh presided over the service while a powerful sermon titled MEN, BE STRONG AND COURAGEOUS was delivered by Rev. Uguru Madukwe.


Earlier in the week past, the Governor announced  the appointment of Chairmen and Deputy Chairmen of Local Government Transition committees in the state,

According to a release issued  by the Chief Press Secretary to the Govenor , Onyebuchi Ememanka,  copy of what was btained by Verbatim Magazine, the Chairmen of the Transition Committees of the 17 Local Government Areas of the State are:

1. ABA NORTH LGA
CHAIRMAN – BARRISTER CHARLES ESONU
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – EZE EGEGE

2. ABA SOUTH LGA
CHAIRMAN – DR NCNC OKOLI
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – MBAMA CHIMA

3. AROCHUKWU LGA
CHAIRMAN – PRINCE DAN Kanu
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – AWAH EMMANUEL

4. BENDE LGA
CHAIRMAN – HON P C ONYEGBU
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – OGALA IFEANYI JACKSON

5. ISIALA NGWA NORTH LGA
CHAIRMAN – CHIMEZIE OKORONKWO
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – CHIBUNNA NWANOSIKE

6. ISIALA NGWA SOUTH LGA
CHAIRMAN – IKE ANYATONWU
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – DENNIS ROWLAND CHINWENDU

7. IKWUANO
CHAIRMAN – DAN ORJINTA CHIMA
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – NWOKE MAXWELL

8. ISUIKWUATO LGA
CHAIRMAN – CHIMA AGBAEZE
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – ONYEBUEKE KELECHI C

9. OBINGWA LGA
CHAIRMAN – CHIDIEBERE IHENYIRIMADU
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – OKECHUKWU PRINCE CHINEDU

10. OHAFIA LGA
CHAIRMAN – HON. MBA UKAGHA
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN  PRINCE KALU ARUNSI

11. OSISIOMA NGWA LGA
CHAIRMAN – VICTOR UGOCHUKWU NWAOGU
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – JOSEPH IGUODO

12. UMUAHIA NORTH LGA
CHAIRMAN – BARRISTER KELECHI ONYENZE
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – EZE OKWULEHIE

13. UMUAHIA SOUTH LGA
CHAIRMAN – ENGR NEIGHBOR ONWUKAIKE
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – NNANTA IKECHI JOEL

14. UMUNNEOCHI LGA
CHAIRMAN – BARRISTER CHIMA MGBEKE
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – NWANKWO IFEANYI

15. UKWA EAST LGA
CHAIRMAN – O C NWANMUO
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – ONWUKWE CHIZOBE CHRISTIAN


  1. UKWA WEST LGA
    CHAIRMAN – EPHRAIM NWAJI
    DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – IHENKO CHINENYE


17. UGWUNAGBO LGA
CHAIRMAN – CHIJIOKE URUAKPA
DEPUTY CHAIRMAN – UGOCHUKWU MACAULAY

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