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  • Updated: May 29, 2023

Nwifuru Assumes Office As Ebonyi Governor

Chief Francis Ogbonnaya Nwifuru has taken over as the fourth elected Governor of Ebonyi State.

Nwifuru who is the immediate past Speaker of the state House of Assembly promised to serve the people with the fear of God.

He was sworn in by the State Chief Judge, Justice Elvis Ngene alongside his deputy, Patricia Obila at Pa Ngele Oruta Stadium, AbakalikI.

In his inaugural speech also said that his administration would collaborate with all who have the interest of the state at heart for the development of the state.

“The journey to my emergence was not easy. I have been breed and built by God almighty.

"I am very prepared for governance with the experience I have gathered.

“We are available at all times to discuss with anybody who wants to help to develop this state.

"We will serve Ebonyi with the fear of God and do those things he wants us to do.

“I invite my brothers who went to court to challenge my election to join me in building the state.

"I plead with them to withdraw their petition as that will make us to me more focused.

"Our government shall be just and focused”, he said.

Earlier in his handover speech, Umahi thanked the people of the stage for the support which enabled him to fulfill all his campaign promises.

Umahi advised the new governor to take unity and peace of the state at heart and to always ensure “equity, justice and fairness in all his considerations without fear or favour, affection or ill will.”

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