Governor Okezie Ikpeazu in a Press release by the Secretary to Abia State Government has approved the termination of the Governing Council of the State’s University with immediate effect.
The release was a sequel to a statement that power should rotate to either Ukwa axis of Abia South or Abia North, consequently leading to the removal of Nigeria’s former Senate President, Sen. Adolphus Wabara, as the Chairman, Governing Council of Abia State University, Uturu.
The governor immediately approved the reconstitution of the Governing council as fellows; Chief Mba Okoronkwo Ukariwo – Chairman; Chief Obinna Njoku – member; Senator Emma Nwaka – member; Chief Chinwe Nwanganga – member; Chief Ndukwe U Ndukwe – member; Dr. Jonas Ibeaja – member; Barr. C Nwokeukwu (SAN) – member and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education – member.
Earlier, Wabara, who is also the Secretary, Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, had warned the state government and the party that they will lose Abia if another Ngwa man tries to succeed Ikpeazu.