Anambra Governor-Elect: Oby Ezekwesili To Chair Charles Soludo’s 80-Member Transition Committee
Anambra State governor-elect, Prof Charles Chukwuma Soludo, has appointed former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, as chairman of his transition committee.
Recall that in November 2021, the former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria was declared winner of Anambra Governorship Election by Independent National Electoral Commission.
He came out victorious in the Anambra governorship elections by winning 19 of the 21 local government areas of the state.
Renowned economist Prof Pat Utomi, former Minister of Aviation Osita Chidoka, former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) President Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) and a former governorship candidate in Abia State, Dr Alex Otti are among the 80 members.
The committee will liaise with a team set up by the state government to ensure a seamless transition from the Willie Obiano administration on March 17.
The members will be inaugurated during a three-day programme at Golden Tulip (Agulu Lake) Hotel in Anambra on Thursday.
Soludo’s media aide, Joe Anatune, in a statement, said the members are expected to arrive in the state on January 19.
The members are;
Prof. Benedict Oramah, Uche Okafor, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, Steve Nworga, Dr Ben Nwankwo, Charles Odedo, Tony Ifeanya, Ferdinand Agu, Prof. Osita Ogbu, Chief Chikwe Udensi, Dr. Greg Ibe, Coleman Uba, Chief Collins Chikeluba, Sir Chris Okoye and Prof. Uche Amazigo.
Also on the team are;
Pat. Ikwueto (SAN), Echezona Etiaba (SAN), Prof. Offornze Amucheazi (SAN), Emeka Ezeh, Chief Leon Mezue, Chike Anyaonu, Evarist Uba, Dr. P.C.J Adibe, Chief Akachukwu Nwankpo, Dr. Mefor Law, Dr. Alex Obiogbolu, Dr Godwin Owoh, Dr. Greg Ugochukwu Ezeilo, Epundu Emechebe and Christian Udechukwu.
Chinyere Ossy Okoye, Chief Don Eze, Chijioke Uwaegbute, Franklin Edochie, Dozie Okpalaobieri, Ms Nkoli Anyaoku, Ms Uche Onwuamaegbu, Innocent Isichei, George Nwangwu, Ikechukwu Nweje, Dr. Innocent Okpanum, Henry Arize, Dr. Will Fleury, former Head of Service Harry Udu, Dr. Emma Ezenwaji, Prof. Phil Phil-Eze, Joe Anatune and Ike Chioke.
Ifedioramma Nwana, Emma Onyilofor, Ms Prisca-Anne Nwangwu, Ms Chinwe Jane Okoli, Mrs Amaka Obi, Fred Chukwuemeka Agbata, Chinedu Nwoye, Dr. Nelson Omenugha, Prof. Nkechi Ikediugwu, Prof. Ike Uzochukwu, Dr. Emeka Okeke, Dr. Polycarp Emenike, Dr. Godwin Nnadozie and Comrade Charles Onyeagba.
The rest are;
Prof. Au Nnonyelu, Dr. Forster Ihejiofor, Odera Ozoka, ThankGod Ibeh, Prof. Sylvia Chika Ifemeje, Kanayo Nwafor, Churchill Okonkwo, Sir Damian Okolo, Dr. Chinedu Onyeizugbe, Ifeanyi Okeoma, Uche Ajulu-Okeke, Chief Pat Ubajaka and Prof. Okey Ikeanyibe.