Governor of Abia State

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Governor of Abia State
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Okezie Ikpeazu portrait.png
Okezie Ikpeazu

since May 29, 2015
Style His Excellency
Residence Abia State Government House, Umuahia
Term length Four years, 2 terms
Formation August 28, 1991
Deputy Ude Oko Chukwu
This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Abia State

The office of the Governor of Abia State is an elected position.[1] The governor of Abia State is the chief executive of the state and its executive branch. Eight different people have served as governor of Abia State since the state was created on August 27, 1991. The current governor is Okezie Ikpeazu of the People's Democratic Party, in office since May 29, 2015.[2]


The Constitution of Nigeria requires that an aspiring candidate for the office of Abia State governor must:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Abia guber: Ikpeazu wins". The Sun. 27 April 2015. Archived from the original on 8 August 2015. Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "INEC Declares Ikpeazu Winner Of Abia Governorship Election". Channels TV. 26 April 2015. Retrieved 8 October 2015.