• Abia State Governor, Ikpeazu wears made-in-Aba NYSC uniform to meet corp members (photos)

    Abia State Governor, Ikpeazu wears made-in-Aba NYSC uniform to meet corp members (photos)

    The Governor of Abia State Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu was dressed in full made in Aba NYSC uniform during the swearing in of 2,296 stream 1 corps members posted to Abia State at Umunna Orientation Camp in Bende LGA, Monday, November 28th.

    The Governor promised to take the uniform to the DG of NYSC so as to consider looking inwards for production of the

  • Obasanjo wears made in Aba shoes delivered to him by Governor Ikpeazu… See photos

    Obasanjo wears made in Aba shoes delivered to him by Governor Ikpeazu… See photos

    According to reports, the Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has delivered pairs of made in Aba shoes to former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, at his Hilltop Mansion home in Ogun State.

     

    The former President, had at the 2016 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Forum in Lagos, ordered for made in Aba shoes, through Governor Ikpeazu, who is also the “Chief Marketing Officer” of Made-in-Aba goods.

    Speaking while delivering the shoes, Governor Ikpeazu said: “Sir, you made an order for made in […]

  • Infrastricture: Ikpeazu commends Fayose grant stride

    Infrastricture: Ikpeazu commends Fayose grant stride

    Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has commended the giant stride of his Ekiti State counterpart, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on various projects being executed by his administration across the state,

    Dr Ikpeazu posited that that Fayose’s achievement in the area of infrastructure provision was a demonstration of love and passion which can drive people to achieve results even in difficult situations.

    Speaking in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital yesterday while inspecting some projects being executed by the Fayose-led administration, the Abia governor, said […]

  • Abia Governor Ikpeazu sues for peaceful, free, fair LG polls

    Abia Governor Ikpeazu sues for peaceful, free, fair LG polls

    Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has applauded various political parties in Abia State for their keen interest in the upcoming local government election slated for December 17, 2016.

    The governor particularly commended the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state for conducting peaceful primaries across the state and urges winners and losers to continue to conduct themselves peacefully.

    The governor, who also received information on skirmishes witnessed at some locations condemned all acts of violence, regardless of the reason, as the […]

  • Abia: Appeal Court adjourns Nwosu, Ikpeazu suit indefinitely

    Abia: Appeal Court adjourns Nwosu, Ikpeazu suit indefinitely

    A five-man panel of the Court of Appeal, Owerri Division, hearing appeals on the tax forgery suit filed against Abia Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has  adjourned indefinitely.

    This appeal was to  determine  a pending  motion filed by Sir Friday Nwosu, which urged  the Supreme Court to take over the matter or order the panel to expeditiously determine it. Ruling on the suit, Presiding Judge of the Court of Appeal, Owerri, Justice R.C. Agbo told parties in the suit that he had to […]

  • I’ll meet your needs, Ikpeazu assures Abians

    I’ll meet your needs, Ikpeazu assures Abians

    Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has reassured Abians that despite economic challenges in the country, he will not disappoint the people.

    Ikpeazu said although the recession has affected  finances of the  state  by extension, he was optimistic that his government has  the ability to meet some pressing needs of Abians.

    He stated this in Umuahia when he delivered the  country’s 56th independence anniversary speech.

    The governor  described the independence anniversary of the nation as “56 years of challenges and triumphs, which Nigerians […]

  • Abia roads no longer motorable – APC chieftain tells Ikpeazu

    Abia roads no longer motorable – APC chieftain tells Ikpeazu

    A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Paul Ikonne, has called on the state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, to urgently make the roads in Aba motorable.

    Ikonne, who made the call in a statement in Abuja on Monday, said the rehabilitation of the roads would ease the suffering of Aba residents.

    He described Faulk Road, Ariaria International Market Road, Port-Harcourt Road, Osusu Road, Uratta Road and Ngwa Road, among others, as death traps.

    He said, “What we expect the governor and the government […]

  • I’ll reconstruct 50 roads in Aba with flyover before 2019 – Ikpeazu

    I’ll reconstruct 50 roads in Aba with flyover before 2019 – Ikpeazu

    The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has promised that his administration will reconstruct and commission a minimum of 50 roads at Aba with a flyover at Osisioma Roundabout before 2019.

    Governor Ikpeazu made the promise during the men’s fellowship of the Assemblies of God Church.

    It was tagged: “Aba Mega Fellowship.”

    It held at Ukaegbu Road, Aba, where Ikpeazu was honoured for, among other things, reconstructing Ukaegbu Road.

    Also, to ease the pains experienced by commuters traveling to Akwa Ibom and Cross River […]

  • Removal of Ikpeazu will create security problems – Ohanaeze

    Removal of Ikpeazu will create security problems – Ohanaeze

    The Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC, has cautioned political gladiators in Abia State against taking any action capable of plunging the state into anarchy.

    It could be recalled that the state had been thrown into political logjam following the June 27 ruling of an Abuja High Court, which sacked Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu and ordered that Dr. Uche Ogah be sworn in.

    In a statement issued on Saturday by the National President of OYC, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro‎, he urged both parties to remain calm […]

  • Ikpeazu cannot continue as Governor without Certificate of Return – NBU

    Ikpeazu cannot continue as Governor without Certificate of Return – NBU

    Some South East elders under the umbrella of Ndigbo Bu-Otu Union,NBU, have called on the office of the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, to instruct the Chief Judge of Abia state to immediately install Dr. Uche Ogah as the new governor of the state.

    The Union, after an emergency meeting of its leaders in Aba yesterday, noted that having withdrawn the Certificate of Return as the winner of the governorship election from Okozie Ipeazu, it becomes a major constitutional crisis […]

  • Bring your investments home – Gov. Ikpeazu tells Igbo investors

    Bring your investments home – Gov. Ikpeazu tells Igbo investors

    The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has reiterated his earlier call on Igbos all over the world to consider coming to invest at home.

    Ikpeazu said this was the only way to fast track the development of Igboland.

    Governor Ikpeazu made this call when he spoke at a one-day summit organized by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo in Owerri, the Imo State capital.

    Ikpeazu noted that the development of Igboland is a duty every Igbo son and daughter must be part of, stressing that […]