Governor Alex Otti of Abia State has nominated 34 persons as Chairmen and Deputy Chairmen for the 17 local governments in the state.
The nominees include David Ogba and John Udeagbala for Ohafia and Aba North LGAs, respectively.
In a statement signed by the Commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs, Uzo Nwachukwu, the Governor had transmitted the names of the nominees to the Abia State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.
The are as follows:
Chairman- ELELENTA NWAMBUISI ELELE
Deputy- Mr. Eberechukwu Ahuruonye (Isiala Ngwa South),
Chairman- MR. NEWMAN AZU.
Deputy- Mr. Anele Michael (Ukwa West),
Chairman- JOE EZEARU
Deputy- Mr. Okezie Azuma (Arochukwu),
Chairman- MR. OBIKE EJIKE NNOCHIRI,
Deputy- Mr. Olendingwa Nwabueze(Umuahia South)
Chairman- MR. C. Y. NWANKWO.
Deputy- Mr. Uchenna Nwanbuko (Isiala Ngwa North),
Chairman- MR. NDUBUISI IKE
Deputy- Mr. Njoku Augustine C (Umunnochi),
Chairman- Air Vice Marshal CHINWENDU ONYIKE (Rtd).
Deputy- Harrison Onuke (Isuikwuato),
Chairman- MR. OSINACHI HYCINTH NWAKA.
Deputy- Charles Ugboajah (Ikwuano)
Chairman- CHIJIOKE NWANKWO.
Deputy- Mr. Onyedikachi Iroegbu (Bende)
Chairman- DAVID OGBA
Deputy- Mkpa Oju Uka (Ohafia) and
Chairman- ERIC EGWUIBE
Deputy- Mr. Chiemela Ekpemu (Obingwa)
Others nominees are:
Chairman- COMRADE NOSIKE IHESIABA
Deputy- Mr. Nnamdi Kelvin Chijioke (Ugwunagbo),
Chairman- MRS. NGOZI NWAGBARA
Deputy- Chief Onyebuchi Nnah (Ukwa West),
Chairman- Chief Victor Ikeji
Deputy- Mr. Okechukwu Anthony Amah(Umuahia North),
Chairman- MR. UCHECHUKWU A. C. WOGU
Deputy- Mrs. Nkiru Ugwu (Aba South),
Chairman- IDE JOHN UDEAGBALA
Deputy- Nnaemeka Ogbonna (Aba North) and
Chairman- ISRAEL NWEKE
Deputy- Barr. Young Ngwaziem (Osisioma Ngwa)
The concerned nominees were requested to approach the State House of Assembly for their screening.