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Abia awards full scholarship to one-day teenage governor


Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has approved the award of full tertiary education scholarship to Miss Joy Ezechikamnayo, who recently acted as governor of the state for one day.

In a statement by the state Deputy Governor, Chief Ude Oko Chukwu, the governor lauded Ezechikamnayo’s academic prowess and exemplary conduct during her reign and urged her and her team to continue to make the state and their parents proud in their future engagements.

Ikpeazu also approved cash award of N500, 000 for her, N200, 000 for her Deputy, Miss Adaeze Ohaeri, and N150, 000 for Chikwendu Lekwauwa Augustine, who acted as Secretary to the State Government (SSG).

Other beneficiaries of cash gifts of N100, 000 each as a result of their performance in the essay competition, supervised by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Teenage Matters, Chinemenma Umeseaka, are Onoh Ijeoma (Information), Enyinnaya Blessing (Agriculture), Orioha Gladys (Women Affairs) and Onuoha Daberechi (Youths).
Chukwu directed the affected students to contact the Permanent Secretary in charge of Government House, Mr. Onyi Wamah, for the redemption of their awards.
Ezechikamnayo acted as governor on Monday and handed over to Ikpeazu on Tuesday.

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