Okezie Ikpeazu (Views: 2,923)


Okezie Ikpeazu
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Position: Governor of Abia State

Status: In Office

He was born on October 18, 1964 to the family of late Pa Ishmael Ikpeazu and Deaconess Bessie Ikpeazu of Umuebere in Umuobiakwa, Isialaukwu Mbato Autonomous Community of Obignwa Local Government Area of Abia State, Nigeria.


Okezie Victor Ikpeazu PhD, a renowned
Biochemist, is the Deputy General Manager of the Abia State Environmental Protection Agency (ASEPA) Aba and Environs, and former Head of Department of Applied Biochemistry, Faculty of Applied Natural Science, Enugu State University of Science and Technology.


Dr Ikpeazu attended Amaise Central Primary School, Umuobiakwa. He also attended Eziama High School, Aba and Ihie High School, from 1975 to 1979 for his secondary education.

He holds two degrees from the University of Maiduguri, Borno State; a Bachelor Science Degree, Second Class Upper Division, in Clinical Biochemistry in 1984, and a Masters of Science Degree in Biochemical Toxicology in 1990.

In 1994, Dr. OVC Ikpeazu obtained a Doctor of Philosophy, PhD, in Biochemical Pharmacology from the University of Calabar.

Dr. OVC Ikpeazu was an Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry, Ebonyi State University College of Basic Medical Sciences, from 2000 to 2002. From 1998 to 2001, he was Acting Head of Department of Applied Biochemistry,
Faculty of Applied Natural Science, Enugu State University of Technology, having worked as Lecturer 1 in the same the department in 1998.

He was a part-time lecturer, Science Laboratory Technology Department, University of Maiduguri, from 1986 to 1987. He also lectured at Calabar Polytechnic from 1990 to 1992.

He was a Masters Degree External Examiner, to the Department of Biochemistry, University of Nigeria, from 2003 to 2004.

In June 2002, Dr. OVC Ikpeazu was appointed the first Transition Committee Chairman of Obingwa Local Government Area.

From 2007 to 2009, he was appointed General Manger, Abia State Passengers Integrated Manifest and Safety Scheme (ASPIMSS), after his appointment as Special Adviser to the Governor of Abia State on Environment and Sanitation.

He was Chairman, Governing Council, Abia State College of Health Technology, 2009 to 2010.

He was appointed Deputy General Manager, Abia State Environmental Protection Agency (ASEPA) Aba and Environs in 2013.

Dr. OVC Ikpeazu also worked as an Administrative Manager, Cash Bond Investment and Credit Ltd, in Lagos, from 1994 to 1996.

He is a member of Biochemical Society of Nigeria, and also a member of Nigerian Environmental Society.

He is the President, Eastern Ngwa Country Sports Club of Nigeria, and member of Rotary Club.

He won the 2015 gubernatorial election in Abia state and was sworn into office on the 29th of May 2015

Okezie Ikpeazu's recently reviewed promises

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We shall rebuild the confidence in our public education system New
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We shall rebuild the confidence in our public education system to allow our children attend public schools read more

We will encourage our teachers capacity building New
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We will encourage our teachers capacity building until they are able to actualize their set career goals read more

We shall ensure uninhibited access to quality primary education New
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We shall ensure uninhibited access to quality primary education read more

We shall enhance their structures, manpower and facilities of our secondary schools New
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We shall enhance their structures, manpower and facilities so that our secondary schools meet international standards read more

We shall prioritise Teachers welfare New
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We shall prioritise Teachers welfare read more

We shall adopt training and re-training of teachers New
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We shall adopt training and re-training of teachers as an integral part of our education quality assurance programme read more

We shall vigorously pursue the establishment and resuscitation of vocational and technical education centers New
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We shall vigorously pursue the establishment and resuscitation of vocational and technical education centers equipped with modern and functional facilities, with appropriate personnel, to ensure that our youth are adequately and... read more

We shall adopt the Recognized Vocational Training Centers (RVTCs) programme with the best artisans in every Local Government Area New
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We shall adopt the Recognized Vocational Training Centers (RVTCs) programme with the best artisans in every Local Government Area co-opted to train youth in their chosen vocations (Apprenticeship), equip them with... read more

We, in partnership with international agencies and organizations, shall set up ICT development centres in each local government area of the state New
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Today's world is ICT driven. To ensure that our youth can compete effectively in the global village, they must be ICT compliant. Pursuant to this, we, in partnership with international agencies... read more

Entrepreneurship education will be compulsory in secondary, technical/vocational and tertiary institutions New
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As part of our strategies to sustainability in our development drive, we shall address youth unemployment and also stimulate the micro, small and medium enterprises sub-sector in Abia State. Entrepreneurship education... read more

Okezie Ikpeazu's recently reviewed projects

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East Road, Aba Completed
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East Road, Aba read more

Park Road, Aba Completed
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Park Road, Aba read more

Uwalaka Road, Umuahia Completed
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Uwalaka Road, Umuahia read more

St. Michaels Road, Aba Completed
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St. Michaels Road, Aba read more

Kaduna Street, Umuahia Completed
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Kaduna Street, Umuahia read more

Umuola Road off Ikot Ekpene Rd Aba Completed
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Umuola Road off Ikot Ekpene Road, Aba read more

Omni Street Off Aba-Owerri Rd, Aba Completed
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Omni Street Off Aba-Owerri Road, Aba read more

Adazi Street, Aba Completed
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Adazi Street, Aba read more

Niger Road, Umuahia Completed
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Re-asphalting of Niger Road, Umuahia read more

Abam street, Umuahia Completed
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Re-asphalting of Abam Street, Umuahia read more

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