Anambra Governor-elect, Soludo Appoints Oby Ezekwesili To Head Transition Team

The governor, who is expected to be inaugurated in March 2022, succeeds the current governor of the state, Willie Obiano.

Oby Ezekwesili

A former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili has been appointed to head of Anambra State Governor-elect, Charles Soludo’s transition team.

The governor, who is expected to be inaugurated in March 2022, succeeds the current governor of the state, Willie Obiano.

Soludo, a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, was declared winner of the November 6, 2021, governorship election in Anambra.

The governor-elect, who contested under the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, defeated his closest rivals, Peoples Democratic Party’s Valentine Ozigbo and All Progressive Congress’ Andy Uba had 43,285 votes.

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There is currently no official statement regarding the appointment of Mrs Ezekwesili, however, according to Peoples Gazette, the transition team would be inaugurated on January 20.

Ezekwesili, a former presidential candidate in the 2019 general election, earned a worldwide reputation as a social justice crusader after she led the #BringBackOurGirls campaign launched after 276 female students were abducted on April 15, 2014, by Boko Haram terrorists in Chibok town, Borno State.

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