Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has commended the people of Bende Local Government Area for honouring their daughter and former Member representing Bende Federal Constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Nnenna Elendu-Ukeje.
Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has assured of the readiness of the State Government to partner with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to facilitate easy flow of petroleum products from Abia State to other parts of the Southeastern region of the country. The Governor made this known during a stakeholders meeting held between the state government and the top management team of the NNPC.
Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has said that his support for Trade & Commerce, Agriculture SME and Education right from the inception of his administration in 2015 was borne out of his knowledge that Nigeria would some day be faced with the present economic quagmire due to its mono-economic status.
Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has awarded 5 years full scholarship to Mr Solomon Ukoha who constructed an electricity substation with crude oil and other locally sourced materials. The scholarship is for him to further his education in any tertiary institution of his choice.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has signed into Law, the Abia State Water Bill 2021 which was recently passed by the State House of Assembly and also launched the Abia State Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Policy (WASH). The Governor also declared a state of emergency on the WASH sector in the State.
In 2015, the then-incoming Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, identified industrialization as one of the pillars of his administration to create jobs, improve the economy and increasing internally generated revenue of the state.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has described the death of Late Hon. Ossy Chinedu Prestige, the immediate past Member, representing Aba North and South Federal Constituency at the National Assembly as a personal loss to him as he was a great friend and an asset to the State.
Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has advocated for what he called a reversal of the assault on earth to restore the earth's originality and make it a more comfortable place for all to live on.