By Wilson Adekumola
The Governor of Ebonyi State, Francis Nwifuru has appointed Prof. Grace Umezurike as the Secretary to the State Government making her the first female to occupy the position in the state’s history.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, her appointment was announced in a statement signed by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Dr Monday Uzor and made available to journalists on Friday night.
Uzor stressed that the appointment is with immediate effect.
“She will be sworn-in on Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at the executive council chambers of the government house, Abakaliki,” the statement read.