Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, has appointed mayors for the 17 council areas.
The Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Prince Uzo Nwachukwu, announced that the list of the nominees has been sent to the House of Assembly for screening and confirmation as required by law.
The Following are the nominees;
Isiala Ngwa South LGA:
Chairman- Dr. Elelenta Nwabuisi Elele;
Deputy- Mr. Eberechukwu Ahuruonye ;
Ukwa West LGA:
Chairman- Mr. Newman Azu,
Deputy- Mr. Anele Michael
Chairman- Chief Joe Ezearu,
Deputy- Mr. Okezie Azuma
Umuahia South LGA:
Chairman- Mr. Obike Ejike Nnochiri
Deputy- Mr. Olendingwa Nwabueze.
Isiala Ngwa North LGA:
Chairman- Mr. C. Y. Nwankwo.
Deputy- Mr. Uchenna Nwanbuko.
Chairman- Mr. Ndubuisi Ike
Deputy- Mr. Njoku Augustine C.
Chairman- Air Vice Marshal Chinwendu Onyike (rtd).
Deputy- Hon. Harrison Onuke.
Chairman- Mr. Osinachi Hycinth Nwaka
Deputy- Chief Charles Ugbuajah
Chairman- Barr. Chijioke Nwankwo
Deputy- Mr. Onyedikachi Iroegbu.
Chairman- Chief David Ogba
Deputy- Hon. Mkpa Oju Uka.
Chairman- Dr. Eric Egwuibe
Deputy- Mr. Chiemela Ekpemu
Chairman- Comrade Nosike Ihesiaba
Deputy- Mr. Nnamdi Kelvin Chijioke.
Ukwa East LGA:
Chairman- Dr. Mrs. Ngozi Nwagbara
Deputy- Chief Onyebuchi Nnah.
Umuahia North LGA:
Chairman- Chief Victor Ikeji
Deputy- Mr. Okechukwu Anthony Amah.
Aba South LGA:
Chairman- MR. Uchechukwu A. C. Wogu
Deputy- Mrs. Nkiru Ugwu.
Aba North LGA:
Chairman- Ide John Udeagbala
Deputy- Prince Nnaemeka Ogbonna
Osisioma Ngwa LGA:
Chairman- ENGR. Israel Nweke
Deputy- Barr. Young Ngwaziem.