Governor Alex Otti has approved the appointment of the immediate-past Chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, Abia State, Dr Chimezie Okwuonu, as the Chief Medical Director, CMD, of the “newly-retrofitted” Abia Diagnostic Centre/Specialist Hospital, Umuahia.

The appointment was contained in a statement made available to ABN TV on Monday evening by the Chief Press Secretary of the Governor, Mr Kazie Uko.

Other appointments by the Governor, according to the statement include: Dr Kalu U. Kalu; Executive Secretary, Primary Healthcare; Professor Ijeoma Nduka – CMD,  Abia State University Teaching Hospital ABSUTH; and Dr N.O.E. Kamanu – CMD, General Hospital, Aba.

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The Governor also appointed Dr Odochi Azubuike as the Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Health Management Board; Agbonma Ukaobasi, Senior Special Adviser, SSA, Ease of Doing Business; and Mrs. Victoria Onwubiko – MD/CEO, Abia State Signage and Advertising Agency, ABSSAA.


Others are Lydia E. Onuoha, Chairman, Abia State Universal Basic Education Board,  ASUBEB; Dr Eno J. Eze,  Chairman, Civil Service Commission;  Engnr. Kachy Etolue – Special Adviser, Energy; Dr Ngozi Azodoh – Special Adviser, Health; and Mrs Nkolika Cleopatra Ubani – SSA, Legal.

The Governor also appointed Stanley Egege, Chairman of the Governing Board of Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, with Dr Okoro Christopher Kalu as Rector Rector; while Uchechukwu Job Iweha, Rose Mbara Nelson,  and Mrs Lawrencia Onyemachi, are members.

Similarly,  Professor. Mba O. Okoronkwo, was appointed Chairman of Abia State College of Education Technical Arochukwu; with Professor. Solomon Umeham; Dr Nduka O. Elendu, and Mazi Obasi Lawson as members.

In the same vein, Gov. Otti appointed Alwell Okey Agbara as Chairman, Abians In Diaspora Commission; with Leonard Ibeka;  Rev. Annie Onwuchekwa,  Engnr. Bob Ibeneme, and Prof. Ndubuisi Ekekwe , as members.



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