The Abia State house of Assembly have unanimously elected Hon. Chinedum Orji, member representing Umuahia Central constituency as the speaker of the 7th Abia state house of Assembly.
Hon. Orji emerged unopposed.
Hon. Ifeanyi uchendu of Ohafia south constituency emerged as Deputy Speaker.
Other elected principal officers are:
Hon Solomon Akpulonu (PDP)
Minority leader Abraham Oba (APGA)
Deputy Minority Leader Honorable Chukwu Chijioke (APC)
Deputy Majority Leader, Honorable Paul Taribo
Chief Whip, Honorable Munachim Alozie
Deputy Chief Whip, Honorable Chukwudi Apugo
The house has adjourned to 17th June 2019.