Abia Assembly Clears LG Transition Committee Chairmen, Deputies

Abia Assembly Clears LG Transition Committee Chairmen, Deputies

The Abia State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed 16 out of the 17 Transition Committee Chairmen and their Deputies sent to them by the State Governor Dr. Alex Otti.

This followed the receipt of its adhoc committee on the screening and confirmation of the nominees as presented by the Chairman and member for Umuahia Central State Constituency, Mr Anthony Chinasa.


Announcing their confirmation on the floor of the House shortly after their screening, the Speaker, Chief Emmanuel Emeruwa congratulated them on their appointment and for accepting to serve the state in this capacity, adding that the nominees for Isiala Ngwa South who were not present will be screened on a later date.

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According to the Speaker, those cleared and confirmed include: Aba North- Ide John Udeagbala – Chairman,
Prince Nnaemeka Ogbonna -Deputy;
Aba South – Mr. Uchechukwu Wogu – Chairman,
Mrs. Nkiru Ugwu – Deputy;
Arochukwu – Chief Joe Ezearu – Chairman, Mr. Okezie Azuma – Deputy; Bende –
Mr. Chijioke Nwankwo – Chairman,
Mr. Onyedikachi Iroegbu – Deputy and Ikwuano –
Mr. Osinachi Nwaka – Chairman, Chief Charles Ugbuajah – Deputy.


Others are IsialaNgwa North – Mr. C. Y. Nwankwo Chairman, Mr. Uchenna Nwanbuko – Deputy; Isuikwuato – Air Vice Marshal Chinwendu Onyike (Rtd). – Chairman, Mr Harrison Onuke – Deputy; Obingwa – Dr. Eric Egwuibe – Chairman, Mr. Chiemela Ekpemu – Deputy; Ohafia – Chief David Ogba – Chairman, Mr Mkpa Oju Uka – Deputy; Osisioma Ngwa:Mr. Israel Nweke – Chairman, Mr. Young Ngwaziem – Deputy; Ugwunagbo: Comrade Nosike Ihesiaba – Chairman, Mr. Nnamdi Chijioke – Deputy.

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The rest are Ukwa East : Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Nwagbara – Chairman, Chief Onyebuchi Nnah – Deputy; Ukwa West – Mr. Newman Azu – Chairman, Mr. Anele Michael – Deputy; Umuahia North – Chief Victor Ikeji – Chairman, Mr. Okechukwu Amah – Deputy; Umuahia South – Mr. Obike Nnochiri – Chairman, Mr. Olendingwa Nwabueze – Deputy and Umunneochi – Mr. Ndubuisi Ike – Chairman, Mr. Njoku Augustine – Deputy.


The Speaker had earlier appreciated the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria, PASAN, for suspending its nationwide strike action which crippled activities of the House for about 3 weeks, assuring of their support towards resolving the issues that led to the strike.