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Abia Governor, Dr. Alex Otti appoints 22 Special Advisers

Dr. Alex Otti, OFR, Governor of Abia State, has appointed 22 special advisers to kick-off his administration of the state. The appointment according to his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Kazie Uko, becomes effective today, June 1, 2023.


S/n Official Portfolio
         I.              Mr. Michael Akpara Special Adviser on Finance
       II.              Mr Uwanna Ikechukwu Chairman, Nigeria Bar Association, Lagos State Chapter, now, Senior Special Assistant on Legal Matters
     III.              Professor Uche Eme Uche Special Adviser on Education
    IV.              Professor Joel F. Ogbonna Special Adviser on Petroleum and Energy
      V.              Dr. Clifford C. Agbaeze Senior Special Assistant on Agriculture
    VI.              Mr. Chimereze Okigbo Special Adviser on Internally Generated Revenue
   VII.              Mr. Uche Mark Nwosu Chief of Protocol
 VIII.              Mr. Uche Ukeje Senior Special Assistant on Aba Rejuvenation
     IX.              Mr. Dodoh Okafor Special Assistant on Public Communication
       X.              Mr. Uzor Nwachukwu Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs
     XI.              Mr. Kingsley Anosike Special Adviser on Planning and Strategy
   XII.              Mr. Uzoma Nwagba Senior Special Assistant on Digital Economy and SME
 XIII.              Rev Father Christian Uche Anokwuru, PhD Special Adviser on Policies and Interventions
 XIV.              Mrs. Ifeoma Thomas Special Assistant on Vulnerable Groups and Poverty Alleviation
  XV.              Pastor Dike Nwankwo Senior Special Assistant, Special Duties
 XVI.              Mr. Okey Kanu Special Adviser on Strategic Communication
XVII.              Dr. (Mrs.) Betty Emeka-Obasi – Senior Special Assistant, Special Duties
XVIII.              Mr. Chinedu Ekeke Senior Special Assistant Youth and Sports Development
 XIX.              Mr. Chuka Ofili Senior Special Assistant, Domestic
   XX.              Hon Luke Ukara Onyeani Senior Special Assistant on Legislative Matters
 XXI.              Navy Comdr. Macdonald Ubah (Rtd) Special Adviser on Security
XXII.              Dr. Chimezie Ukaegbu Special Adviser on Trade and Commerce


And to resolve the union leadership crisis that caused the closure of the Umuehilegbu Industrial Market in Osisioma local council area, Dr Alex Otti also appointed Mr. Timothy Iheke Kalu as Sole Administrator, with a portfolio lifespan of 3 months and a task to resolve the crisis and enable the market function seamlessly, Mr Kazie Uko said.

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