From Chijioke Agwu, Abakaliki
The Ebonyi State Chapter of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, (APGA) has appointed Mr. Agwu Okporie as it’s Campaign Director General.
Dr. Nkata Chukwu, running mate to Professor Benard Odoh, Governoship candidate of the party, disclosed this while briefing journalists in Abakaliki.
He stated that the role of Okporie among other terms of reference was to spearhead and coordinate the campaign activities of Odohzia Campaign Organisation for the 2023 general elections.
A lawyer by profession, Okporie hails from Amoso Edda in Afikpo South Local Goverment Area of the state.
He holds a Bachelor of Technology in Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering from the then Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt, now Rivers State University. He acquired Bachelor of Law from the same institution and thereafter proceeded to the Nigerian Law school, Enugu Campus where he was called to Nigerian Bar.
He has been engaged in private legal practice for over a decade and is presently the Principal Partner in Samfrek Attorneys of S. A.Okporie & company.
An astute politician, a community leader and top lawyer with vast experience in litigation, particularly in political and land matters, Okorie has demonstrated capacity in handling and successfully managing diverse assignments in and out of the political circles.
Similarly, the Odohzhia Ebonyi campaign council also appointed Mr. Charles Otu as it’s Director, Media and Publicity.
Otu, a journalist of over a decade practice from Afikpo North LGA holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka(UNN).