Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu on Monday sworn in Miss Joy Ezechikamnayo as the first one day Governor of Abia State.
The SS3 student and senior prefect of Intellectual Giants Christian Academy in Umuahia was yesterday joined by members of her executive council drawn from all the LGAs of Abia State.
It is understood that the 14-year-old girl emerged as the top performer after a rigorous essay competition that lasted over a week.
The 20 top performers in the essay competition were designated as follows:
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.
While performing her first official assignment, Ezechikamnayo declared December 12th teenager day in the state.