Otti makes 22 appointments


Alex Otti has made 22 new appointments, according to a statement by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Kazie Uko.

Those appointed include 10 special advisers, nine senior special assistants, and two special assistants.

See the full statement below:
The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti, OFR, has appointed the following persons into the underlisted positions, effective today, June 1, 2023.
1. Mr. Michael Akpara – Special Adviser on Finance
2. Mr. Uwanna Ikechukwu – Senior Special Assistant on Legal Matters

3. Professor Uche Eme Uche – Special Adviser on Education
4. Professor Joel F. Ogbonna – Special Adviser on Petroleum and Energy
5. Dr. Clifford C. Agbaeze – Senior Special Assistant on Agriculture
6. Mr. Chimereze Okigbo – Special Adviser on Internally Generated Revenue

7. Mr. Uche Mark Nwosu – Chief of Protocol
8. Mr. Uche Ukeje – Senior Special Assistant on Aba Rejuvination
9. Mr. Dodoh Okafor – Special Assistant on Public Communication
10. Mr. Uzor Nwachukwu – Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs
11. Mr. Kingsley Anosike – Special Adviser on Planning and Strategy
12. Mr. Uzoma Nwagba – Senior Special Assistant on Digital Economy and SME
13. Rev Father Christian Uche Anokwuru, PhD – Special Adviser on Policies and Interventions
14. Mrs. Ifeoma Thomas – Special Assistant on Vulnerable Groups and Poverty Alleviation
15. Pastor Dike Nwankwo – Senior Special Assistant, Special Duties
16. Mr. Okey Kanu – Special Adviser on Strategic Communication
17. Dr. (Mrs.) Betty Emeka-Obasi – Senior Special Assistant, Special Duties
18. Mr. Chinedu Ekeke – Senior Special Assistant Youth and Sports Development
19. Mr. Chuka Ofili – Senior Special Assistant, Domestic
20. Hon Luke Ukara Onyeani – Senior Special Assistant on Legislative Matters
21. Navy Commander Macdonald Ubah (Rtd) – Special Adviser on Security
22. Dr. Chimezie Ukaegbu – Special Adviser on Trade and Commerce
Kazie Uko
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor
Abia State