Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has commended Abia State born Nigerian-American Commander Kelechi Ndukwe who assumed command of a US Navy Guided Missile Destroyer, USS Halsey (DDG-97).

Commander Kelechi Ndukwe becomes the first Abian and Nigerian to attain such height.

Gov. Ikpeazu wrote, “I join millions of Nigerians worldwide in celebrating Abia-born Nigerian-American Commander Kelechi Ndukwe who today assumed command of a US Navy Guided Missile Destroyer, USS Halsey (DDG-97) becoming the first Abian, Nigerian & Nigerian-American to attain such a height in the history of US Navy

Commander Ndukwe who hails from Okoko-Item in Bende LGA of our great State joins thousands of other Abians who by their exploits & achievements are making us proud globally.

Congratulations Commander Kelechi Ndukwe.”

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