Dr Chukwuemeka Chukwu
Dr Chukwuemeka Chukwu, the new Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has assumed duty.
Mr George Edeani, INEC’s Head of Department (HOD), Voter Education and Publicity (VEP) in the state, made this known in a statement in Abakaliki on Wednesday.
Chukwu according to the statement resumed duties on Tuesday, Nov 17 after a brief handover ceremony at the Commission ‘s state Headquarters in Abakaliki.
Edeani said that the commissioner until his appointment was a lecturer at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN).
Chukwu replaced Prof Godswill Obioma, the immediate past resident Commissioner in the state .
“The state office of INEC is glad to welcome its new REC, Dr Chukwuemeka Chukwu who was recently posted to Ebonyi.
Chukwu who assumed duty yesterday, Nov 17 is a former lecturer with the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a seasoned academic,” Edeani said.