The Governor of Abia State, Dr Alex Otti has appointed another 22 persons to add to the list of the initial appointments made few days ago.
In a release sighed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Kazie Uko on the first day of June, 2023, the 22 fresh persons were appointed into different positions.
Mr Michael Akpara was appointed as Special Adviser on Finance, Mr Uwanna Ikechukwu as Senior Special Assistant on Legal Matters, Professor Uche Eme Uche as Special Adviser on Education, Professor Joel F. Ogbonna as Special Adviser on Petroleum and Energy and Dr. Clifford C. Agbaeze as Senior Special Assistant on Agriculture.
Other on the appointment list are; Mr. Chimereze Okigbo as Special Adviser on Internally Generated Revenue, Mr. Uche Mark Nwosu as Chief of Protocol, Mr. Uche Ukeje as Senior Special Assistant on Aba Rejuvenation, Mr. Dodoh Okafor as Special Assistant on Public Communication, Mr. Uzor Nwachukwu as Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Kingsley Anosike as Special Adviser on Planning and Strategy, Mr. Uzoma Nwagba as Senior Special Assistant on Digital Economy and SME, Rev Father Christian Uche Anokwuru, PhD as Special Adviser on Policies and Interventions, Mrs. Ifeoma Thomas as Special Assistant on Vulnerable Groups and Poverty Alleviation, Pastor Dike Nwankwo as Senior Special Assistant, Special Duties, Mr. Okey Kanu as Special Adviser on Strategic Communication.
Finally, he also appointed Dr. (Mrs.) Betty Emeka-Obasi as Senior Special Assistant, Special Duties, Mr. Chinedu Ekeke as Senior Special Assistant Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Chuka Ofili – Senior Special Assistant, Domestic, Hon Luke Ukara Onyeani as Senior Special Assistant on Legislative Matters, Navy Commander Macdonald Ubah (Rtd) as Special Adviser on Security, Dr. Chimezie Ukaegbu as Special Adviser on Trade and Commerce respectively.
All appointments are to take effect starting from 1st of June, 2023.