Otti Appoints Okonjo Iweala, Oteh As Member Of Abia Global Economic Advisory Council

Taiwo Ajayi
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Abia State governor Dr Alex Otti, has appointed Dr Ngozi Okonjo Iweala and 18 others as members of the Abia Global Economic Advisory Council (AGEAC) which will serve as pivotal element in his administration’s strategic blueprint for the comprehensive economic advancement of the state.

The nominated members who are highly distinguished Nigerians with global recognition to participate in the Council, are to help to transform Abia into a self-sustaining economic hub.

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The governor in a statement signed by his Chief Pres Secretary Kazie Uko name the appointed members to include:

  1. Ms. Arunma Oteh, – Co-Chair
  2. His Highness Khaleefa Muhammad Sanusi II, Co-Chair
  3. Mr. Bolaji Balogun – Co-Chair
  4. Mr. Victor Onyenkpa – Member
  5. Mrs. Ifueko Omoigui Okauru, – Member
  6. Mr. Chidi Ajaegbu – Member
  7. Mr. Uche Orji – Member
  8. Mrs. Ndidi Nwuneli, – Member
  9. Mr. Chika Nwobi – Member
  10. Dr. Olugbenga Adesida – Member
  11. Prof. Ndubuisi Ekekwe – Member
  12. Mazi Clement Owunna, – Member
  13. Dr. Uzodinma Iweala – Member
  14. Mrs. Ezinwa Okoroafor – Member
  15. Mr. George Agu – Member
  16. Mazi Uzo Nwankwo – Member
  17. Mr. Chinedu Azodoh – Member
  18. Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, – Honourary Advisor
  19. Dr. Benedict Oramah, – Honourary Advisor

According to the statement, five representatives from the State Executive Council will serve on the Advisory Council, including Governor Alex Otti; Mr. Ikechukwu Uwanna, Mr. Kingsley Anosike, Mr. Michael Akpara, and Dr. Chimezie Isaac Ukaegbu.

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According to Uko, a statement from the Governor’s Office highlighted the historic neglect and fragility of Abia State’s economy, emphasizing the government’s commitment to socio-economic revitalization since May 29, 2023.

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