The Chamber of the Abia State Assembly confirmed 24 appointed commissioners appointed by the Governor of the State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu.
Ikpeazu had sent to the State Assembly the list of candidates for the commissioners for their selection and confirmed as honorable commissioners in the Executive Council of the State (SEC).
This was contained in a short statement sent to Latestalert last week by the State Information Commissioner, Chief John Okiyi Kalu.
The Commissioner-designates are, Hon. Chimaobi Ebisike, Chief John J. Okoro, Mrs Ojo Loveth Adimoha, Dr. Cosmos Ndukwe. Hon. Ugboaja Theophilus Odionyemfe, Mr. Onyema Nwachukwu, Sir G. C. Onyendilefu, Chief Emeka Ikwuagwu, Hon. D. K. Uduma, Barr. Ekele Nwaohammuo, Chief Mrs Ukachi Constance Amala, Hon. Prince Ezekwesili, Dr. Solomon Ogunji, Chief Ikpechukwu Onuoha, Prince Okoli Daniel Iheanacho, Barr. Suleiman Ukandu.
Dr. Aham Uko, Hon. Chijioke Madumere, Dr. K. C. K Nwangwa, Chief Mrs Uwaoma Olenwemgwa, Dr. Joe Osuji and Hon. Emma Nwabuko.
However, during the plenary session of the Assembly, Wednesday, the Majority leader, Hon. Solomon Akpulonu, moved a motion for the Confirmation of the Screened Commissioner Nominees, while the Minority Leader, Hon. Abraham Oba seconded it
The house confirmed it when the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Chinedum Orji put the motion into vote.
The Speaker congratulated the confirmed commissioners and thanked his colleagues for their contributions in making the exercise a success.
Latestalert reports that the Abia Assembly adjourned to reconvene on Monday 30th of September, 2019.