…By Larry John for TDPel Media.
Abia State’s newly inaugurated Governor, Alex Otti, has wasted no time in assembling his team by announcing his first round of appointments.
One of the most crucial roles in his administration, that of Secretary to the State Government, has been bestowed upon Professor Kenneth Kalu.
This appointment is seen as a significant step towards establishing a strong foundation for governance in the state.
Chief of Staff
In addition to Professor Kenneth Kalu, Governor Otti has selected Pastor Caleb Ajagba as his Chief of Staff.
With this appointment, Pastor Ajagba will play a pivotal role in coordinating the day-to-day operations of the governor’s office.
As an experienced and respected individual, he is expected to bring valuable insights and expertise to the administration.
Other Key Appointments
Governor Otti took to his official Twitter account to share further appointments made in his administration.
Dr Ngozi Okoronkwo has been appointed as the Special Adviser for Health Care Delivery Services, highlighting the governor’s commitment to improving the healthcare system in Abia State.
Ferdinand Ekeoma has been named as the Special Adviser for Media and Publicity.
In this role, Ekeoma will be responsible for effectively communicating the governor’s policies, initiatives, and achievements to the public, ensuring transparency and accountability.
Mr Kazie Uko has been appointed as the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, emphasizing the governor’s dedication to maintaining a strong and open line of communication with the media.
Furthermore, Mrs Njum Onyemenam has been appointed as the Accountant General, a crucial position responsible for managing the state’s finances and ensuring fiscal accountability.
Lastly, Mr Ogbonnia Okereke has been appointed as the Head of the Special Taskforce on Emergency Cleanup of Aba & Umuahia.
This appointment highlights Governor Otti’s focus on addressing environmental challenges and improving the cleanliness of these cities.
Governor Otti’s swift action in making these appointments demonstrates his commitment to effective governance and sets the stage for his administration’s future endeavors in Abia State.
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