14-yr-old Girl Becomes The New Governor Of Abia State (Photos)



Governor of Abia state, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has handed over to 14 year old Joy Ezechikamnayo as the new governor of Abia state. 

The position is to last for one day. 


The ceremony was done at the Government House Umuahia ,in the maiden edition of ‘Abia One day Governor’. 

She will take over the reins of power in Abia State for 24 hours.


Performing her first assignment, Her Excellency Miss Joy, who has become the first ever teenage Governor, declared 12th of December Abia Teenage day.



The SS3 student and senior prefect of Intellectual Giants Christian Academy, Umuahia was joined by members of her executive council drawn from all the LGAs of Abia State.

Governor Joy emerged as top performer after a rigorous essay competition that lasted over a week and she is currently attending a leadership retreat with members of her cabinet.


Born 18th March 2003, Joy Ezechikamnayo, is the first One Day Governor of Abia State and has been sworn in by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu today.

The 20 top performers in the essay competition were designated as follows:

1st position-Governor
2nd position - Deputy Governor
3rd position - SSG
17 others are Commissioners

It will be recalled that Abia State maintained top position in West Africa School Certificate Examinations for a consecutive 3 years leading to the emergence of the state as the number one state in Education in Nigeria.

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