ABHA Screens, Confirms Nomination Of H/Chief Victor Ikeji As Mayor Of Umuahia North

Abia State House of Assembly Wednesday 22nd November, 2023 screened and confirmed the nomination of High Chief Victor Ikeji, as the Transition Committee Chairman/Mayor designate for Umuahia North LGA. H/chief Ikeji holds the traditional title of Kpakpando Gburugburu.

During the screening at the floor of the state house of assembly, the three lawmakers from Umuahia North; The Deputy-Speaker, Rt. Hon. Okezie Augustine Nmeregini, Hon. Barr. Anderson Kelechi Akaliro and Hon. Chinasa Anthony Abiola all supported his nomination.

The Deputy-Speaker, who described Chief Victor Ikeji as an astute administrator, thanked the governor, Dr Alex Otti for nominating Chief Ikeji to serve in that capacity. He noted that the announcement of his nomination was greeted by jubilation within and outside the local government, and expressed his confidence in Chief Ikeji’s ability to provide focused leadership that will culminate to the development of the grassroots.

Similarly, Hon. Anderson Akaliro, the member representing Umuahia North State Constituency who is also Ikeji’s representative said, the nominee is well known to him and the entire people of Ohuhu, whom he said is in supports of his nomination.

Hon. Abiola, the member representing Umuahia Central State Constituency, also appreciated the governor for appointing a man like Chief Ikeji to run the affairs of Umuahia North LGA. He expressed confidence, that Chief Ikeji will not disappoint. He joined his other colleagues from Umuahia North LGA to affirm the solidarity of his constituents regarding his nomination.

Also screened at the floor of the house were the deputy transition committee chairmanship nominee for Umuahia North LGA, Mr. Okechukwu Anthony Amah, and the transition committee chairmen and deputies from  the other LGAs in Abia except the nominee for Isiala-South who is currently not in the country.

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