According to report by John Okiyi Kalu, the Abia State Executive Council has been dissolved. Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has dissolved his cabinet and at the same time relieved his personal aides and senior special assistants of their duties.
However, two serving Commissioners were not affected and they are: the Commissioner of Finance Mr. Obinna Oriaku and Commission of Justice/Attorney General of the State – Chief Umeh Kalu, SAN . Also, the the Chief of Staff of the Governor retains his position, according to the directive issued by the governor.
John Okiyi Kalu is now former Special Adviser to the Governor on ICT.