The Director General of Dr Alex Otti Campaign Organization, Hon Iheanacho Obioma (Chomen), finally gets appointed as a Special Adviser on Political Affairs.
Hon Obioma’s appointment which is perceived to coming quite late after several appointments have been made by the state governor, had earlier elicited concern from political analysts who said the appointment of the Director General of the campaign organization that brought the Governor’s victory to reality, should before now, be sitting on a very high portfolio.
According to grapevine, Chomen was allegedly lobbying to become either the Chief of Staff to the Governor or the Secretary to the State Government. Obviously he lost out on that alleged bid when Pastor Caleb Ajagba and Prof Kenneth Kalu, were respectively appointed on those positions.
As the case may be, Hon Iheanacho Obioma (Chomen) is, however, lucky to be fielded on what is rumored to be the last appointment list of the Governor.
In a release signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Kazie Uko, the Director General of the Alex Otti Campaign Organization, Hon Iheanacho Obioma, successfully made number two in the thirty man list.
The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti, OFR, has appointed the following persons into the underlisted positions, with effect from the date of this publication.
1. Mr. Ugochukwu Okoroafor – Special Adviser, Monitoring and Evaluation
2. Hon Iheanacho Obioma – Special Adviser, Political Affairs
3. Prof Ijeoma Iheukwumere – Senior Special Assistant, Environment
4. Mr. Odinakachi Eric Eme – Senior Special Assistant, Multilateral and Donor Agencies
5. Mr. Nwaka Inem – Special Adviser on Trade, Commerce and Industry
6. Magdalene Ugoanusi – Senior Special Assistant, Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs
7. Mr. Martins Okechukwu Justice (J Martins) – Special Assistant on Tourism and Entertainment
8. Dr. George Chidozie – Senior Special Assistant, Special Duties
9. Pastor Okorougo Aji – Special Assistant, Lands and Housing
10. Dr. Obioma Nwogbe – Senior Special Assistant, Transport
11. Mr. Chukwunenye Alajemba – Senior Special Assistant, Homeland Security
12. Ven (Dr.) Joshua Onyeike – General Manager, ASOPADEC
13. Pastor Dike Nwankwo – Director General, Abia State Orientation Agency
14. Dr. Uloaku Ukaegbu – Director, Abia State Agency for Control of AIDS
15. Dr. Eric Egwuibe – Senior Special Assistant, Budget and Planning
16. Dr. Anthony Nwaubani, Senior Special Assistant, Finance
17. Mr. Ogbonnia Okereke, GM, ASEPA
18. Mr. Daniel Chinagozi – Special Assistant, Digital Economy
19. Mr. Chinedu Ekeke – Deputy Chief of Staff (cum Senior Special Assistant on Sports and Youth Development)
20. Dr. Oluebube Olunna Chukwu – Senior Special Assistant, Due Process
21. Apostle Kenneth C. Wiper – Special Assistant on Religious Activities
22. Mr. Ishmael Onuoha – Senior Special Assistant, Cooperative Societies
23. Col. Ezichi Kalu (Rtd.) – General Manager, Abia State Road Traffic and Safety Management Agency (ARTSMA)
24. Mrs. Mathilda Anyamele – Special Assistant, Special Duties.
25. Mrs. Chinwe Kanu Uba – Special Assistant, Women Mobilisation.
26. Mrs. Chinwe Onyeukwu – Special Assistant, Women Affairs.
27. Kanu Nwankwo – Chairman, Enyimba International Football Club, Aba
28. Boniface Alozie Uche – Chairman, Abia Comets
29. John Sam Obuh – Chairman, Abia Warriors
30. Dr. Benson Nwaigburu, GM, Abia State Debt Management Office
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor