By Emeka Akomas, Umuahia
Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has sworn in the new president of the Customary Court and new permanent secretary in the State Civil Service.
Swearing in the new president of the Customary Court, Justice Stella Amaris Chinedu and new permanent secretary in the State Civil service Dame Uzoma Onuigbo, Governor Okezie charged them to live above board by performing creditably in their various places of duty.
He charged the new president of the Customary Court to emulate the virtues and good works of her predecessor by moving the Customary Court above the level she met them expressing confidence they will perform creditably.
In their separate speeches, they pledged to perform creditably.
Similarly, the state governor has announced that cottage industries will soon take off in various Local Government Areas in the state.
He disclosed that containers containing the machines for the seven pilot areas have arrived in the state in furtherance of providing jobs for the unemployed.