East Central State

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East Central State is a former administrative division of Nigeria. It was created on 27 May 1967 from parts of the Eastern Region and existed until 3 February 1976, when it was divided into two states - Anambra and Imo. The area now comprises five states; Anambra, Imo, Enugu, Ebonyi and Abia. The city of Enugu was the capital of East Central State.

East Central State Leaders[edit]

Lt. Col John Atom Kpera, Governor from February 14, 1976 to March 15, 1976