Ebonyi gets 1st female SSG
Ebonyi Governor Francis Nwifuru has appointed a university don Prof. Grace Umezurike as the Secretary to the State Government(SSG)
Umezuruike is the first female to be appointed SSG in the history of the State.
Nwifuru announced this in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Dr. Monday Uzor, at the weekend.
According to Uzor, the SSG will be sworn in at the State Executive Council Chamber Government House, Ochudu Centenary City Abakaliki, on Tuesday.
“The Governor of Ebonyi State, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru has approved the appointment of Prof. Grace Umezurike as Secretary to Ebonyi State Government.
“The appointment takes immediate effect.
” She will be sworn – in on Tuesday, 13th June 2023,” the statement reads.
Umezuruike, before her appointment, was a senior lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at Ebat onyi State University.
She is the wife of the former Commissioner for Health in the David Umahi administration.