Twenty seven Commissioners designate recently appointed by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State are to be sworn in on Tuesday, October 26, 2021. The new commissioners will be assigned their portfolios at the swearing in ceremony to be attended by their relations, friends and well wishers.
A statement by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Barr Chris Ezem said the inauguration ceremony will take place at the Michael Okpara Auditorium, Government House, Umuahia, by 2pm.
The statement reads in part, “this is to invite Commissioners Designate to their inauguration ceremony on Tuesday, 26th October, 2021, at the Michael Okpara Auditorium, Government House, Umuahia, by 2pm.
“They are to be seated with their invited guests before the arrival of the Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu.
“In addition, the Commissioners Designate and other members of the State Executive Council are to attend the Council meeting at the Exco Chambers of Government House, Umuahia by 3.30pm, same day”.
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