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Enugu State Map - Local Government areas

  • Date Created August 27, 1991
  • Capital Enugu
  • Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi
  • Land Area 7,161 sq km (2,765 sq mi)
  • Population 3,267,837 (2006 census)
  • GDP US$4,396 (2015)

Enugu State governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi
  • NameIfeanyi Ugwuanyi
  • Assumed Office 29 May, 2015
  • Date of Birth20 March, 1964
  • Political partyPeoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi was born on March 20, 1964. He hails from Orba Town in Udenu Local Government Area of Nsukka Zone in Enugu State. He holds both Bachelor and Master's degrees in Business Administration from University of Nigeria, Nsukka. In 2003, he was elected into the Federal House of Representatives under the platform of People's Democratic Party (PDP), representing Igbo-Eze N/Udenu constituency. He served for two terms and exited the position in 2011. As a member of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, he served as the Chairman, House Committee on Marine Transport. Following his party’s primary election of December 8, 2014 in Enugu, Ugwuanyi successfully won PDP’s gubernatorial ticket and contested in the April 2015 general elections. He was sworn in as the current governor of the state on May 29, 2015