Ikpeazu swears in Nwoguv for Obingwa LGA.

Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu
sworn in a new chairman, Mrs Uloma Nwoguv for Obingwa local government area.

Until her new position, Mrs Nwogu was the Deputy Chairman of the Local Government.

Speaking at the swearing-in ceremony held at the Executive Council Chambers, Government House Umuahia, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu said he was in receipt of a letter dated May 23, 2022, written by the former Executive Chairman of Obingwa LGA Hon Ibe Nwoke entitled: Resignation of my party membership.

To that effect, therefore, the governor stated that in consonance with the Laws guiding the Abia State Local Government System, the consequence is that Mr Nwoke breached the provisions of Section 23, Sub -section 1(f) of the Abia State local Government Law No. 2 of 2006.

The governor said that the law makes it imperative for a new chairman to be sworn in to take over the reins of power at Obingwa Local Government.

According to him, the event marks a milestone in the development of the Local Government system, noting that his administration is the only one that deemed it wise to conduct Local government elections for two consecutive times within his tenure.

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