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Kalu’s Visit: I Don’t Owe Ikpeazu, PDP Any Explanation – Cosmos Ndukwe

The Abia State Commissioner for Trade and Investment, Cosmos Ndukwe has said that he does not owe the State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) any explanation for hosting an All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator, Orji Kalu in his home. Ndukwe stated this following the controversies, negative comments and reactions that had trailed the visit of Dr. Orji Kalu, the Senator representing Abia North and a former Governor of the State to his (Ndukwe) Akanu Item country home, in Abia, a visit which the Commissioner was said to have termed a ‘condolence visit’ rather than a political one. Among those who have criticized the Commissioner were Promise Uzoma Okoro, deputy chairman of the State’s Bende local government council. He said Ndukwe was an...
“You Are a Hypocrite” – PDP Chieftain Blasts Cosmos Ndukwe Over ‘Anti-Party’ Activities In Abia
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“You Are a Hypocrite” – PDP Chieftain Blasts Cosmos Ndukwe Over ‘Anti-Party’ Activities In Abia

The Abia State Honourable Commissioner for Trade and Investment, Rt. Hon. Cosmos Ndukwe, has been described as an ‘hypocrite’ over alleged anti-party activities. This was after Ndukwe, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party in Abia, on Thursday, played host to a former governor of the state and Senate Chief Whip, Dr. Orji Kalu, an All Progressives Congress senator. The visit is raising eyebrows within the circles of the ruling PDP in Abia, who have given different political meanings to the visit, with rumours rife that the Commissioner may be on his way to the APC, having been seen in gatherings of the party of recent. Giving more credence to the rumour is the recent defection of heavyweights of the PDP in Abia to the APC amidst rumours that the State Governor, Dr. Okezie...
Ikpeazu’s Men Fight Dirty Over Demoted Headmistress
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Ikpeazu’s Men Fight Dirty Over Demoted Headmistress

A verbal war has ensued in the political camp of the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, over the recent demotion of a headmistress to classroom teacher by the state government. The headmistress of a primary school at Amaetiti Asaga Ohafia, in Ohafia Local Government Area, located in the Abia-North Senatorial District, Mrs. Maryellen Ezichi, was reportedly demoted to a classroom teacher for demanding the payment of the backlog of salary arrears owed teachers when the wife of the governor, Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu, visited the school to inaugurate the government’s free meal programme. The first salvo was reportedly fired on Monday by Don Ubani, Gov. Ikpeazu’s kinsman from Abia-North and the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Abia State, who accused the governor’s appo...