The people of Orumba in Anambra state are currently in jubilant mood following the appointment of their sons, Hon Ben Nwankwo and ThankGod Ibeh into the state Transition Committee set up by the governor-elect, Prof. Charles Soludo. 

The people say the appointment of their two sons into the committee is an indication that the Orumba is blessed with men of high caliber who have so much to offer in the service of the state and the country at large. 

In a release of Thursday, the National Coordinator of Orumba Youth Vanguard, Alex Nwankwo thanked the governor-elect, Prof. Charles Soludo for finding their sons worthy of being in the committee. 

Honourable Ben Nnebedumchukwu Nwankwo, a native of Akpujiogu, Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra is an administrator, businessman politician and lawmaker.

He worked as a Special Adviser to The Governor of Anambra State from 1999 to 2000. He also worked as a Commissioner in the State, serving in three different ministries; Works & Transport (2001-2002), Housing & Urban Development (2002-2003) and Finance & Budget (2002-2003).

Hon. Nwankwo twice served in the House of Representatives representing Orumba North/South Federal Constituency (2003 to 2007 & 2011 to 2015), both under the platform of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). 

The Transition Committee is to be chaired by former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili.

Transition Committee according to Joe Anatune, Media Assistant to the Anambra State Governor-Elect, Chukwuma C. Soludo will liaise with a team set up by the government of Anambra State to ensure a seamless transition from the Governor Willie Obiano’s administration to a Chukwuma Charles Soludo-led administration as from 17th March, 2022. 

The full Terms of Reference for the Committee as well as its mode of operation he added will be communicated during the inauguration/first plenary sessions scheduled for 19- 22nd January, 2022 at the Golden Tulip (Agulu Lake) Hotel, Anambra State. 

Members are expected to arrive on Wednesday, 19th while the inauguration and first plenary sessions start on the 20th. Departure is on the 23rd. 

He said the Secretariat will take care of the logistics (transport and accommodation), etc. 

See full list of members 

1) Mrs Oby Ezekwesili (Chairperson)

2) Prof. Benedict Okey Oramah

3) Rt. Hon. Uche Okafor

4) Prof. Pat Utomi

5) Prof. Chidi Odinkalu

6) Mr. Steve Nworga

7) Chief Osita Chidoka

(8) Hon (Dr) Ben Nwankwo

9) Hon Charles Odedo

10) Barr Tony Ifeanya 

11) Mr. Ferdinand Agu 

12) Prof. Osita Ogbu 

13) Chief Chikwe Udensi 

14) Dr. Greg Ibe  

15) Dr. Alex Otti 

16) Mr. Coleman Uba  

17) Chief Collins Chikeluba 

18) Engr (Sir) Chris Okoye 

19) Prof. (Mrs) Uche Amazigo 

20) Barrister Pat. Ikwueto, SAN 

21) Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, SAN 

22) Barrister Echezona Etiaba, SAN 

23) Prof. Offornze Amucheazi, SAN 

24) Engr. Emeka Ezeh 

25) Chief Leon C. Mezue 

26) Hon Chike Anyaonu 

27) Hon Evarist Uba 

28) Dr. P.C.J Adibe 

29) Chief Akachukwu Nwankpo 

30) Dr. Mefor Law 

31) Dr. Alex Obiogbolu 

32) Dr Godwin Owoh 

33) Dr. Greg Ugochukwu Ezeilo 

34) Mr. Epundu Emechebe 

35) Mr. Christian Udechukwu 

36) Chinyere Ossy Okoye, Esq 

37) Chief Don Eze 

38) Mr. Chijioke Uwaegbute --- PWC 

39) Mr. Franklin Edochie  

40) Mr. Dozie Okpalaobieri  

41) Ms Nkoli Anyaoku 

42) Ms Uche Onwuamaegbu 

43) Mr. Innocent Isichei 

44) Mr. George Nwangwu 

45) Mr. Ikechukwu Nweje 

46) Dr. Innocent Okpanum 

47) Arc Henry Arize 

48) Dr. Will Fleury

49) Barrister Udu – Former Head of Service 

50) Dr. Emma Ezenwaji 

51) Prof. Phil Phil-Eze  

52) Mr. Joe Anatune 

53) Mr. Ike Chioke 

54) Prof. Ifedioramma Eugene-Mary Nwana 

55) Mr. Emma Onyilofor 

56) Ms Prisca-Anne Nwangwu 

57) Ms Chinwe Jane Okoli 

58) Mrs Amaka Obi 

59) Fred Chukwuemeka Agbata 

60) Mr. Chinedu Nwoye 

61) Dr. Nelson Omenugha 

62) Prof. Nkechi Ikediugwu 

63) Prof. Ike Uzochukwu 

64) Dr. Emeka Okeke

65) Dr. Polycarp Emenike

66) Dr. Godwin Nnadozie

67) Engr. Ifeanyi Okeoma

68) Amb Uche Ajulu-Okeke

69) Chief Pat Ubajaka

70) Prof. Okey Ikeanyibe

71) Comrade Charles Onyeagba

72) Prof. Au Nnonyelu

73) Dr. Forster E. Ihejiofor

74) Mr. Odera Ozoka

75) Mr. ThankGod Ibeh

76) Prof. Sylvia Chika Ifemeje

77) Mr. Kanayo Nwafor

78) Comrade Churchill Okonkwo

79) Sir Damian Okolo

80) Dr. Chinedu Onyeizugbe



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