Tag: Umahi

Governors’ Defection: Your claim is an insult on my person, Umahi tells Fani-Kayode

The governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, has warned the former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, to “withdraw the statement” where he claimed he (FFK) facilitated his defection to the APC. Recall Fani-Kayode on Thursday officially defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), while claiming his move was being “led[Read More…]

IPOB sit-at-home: Umahi threatens workers who do not show up at work

The Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has threatened that any civil servant who failed to report to work today (Monday), will be sacked and not paid salary. Recall that the proscribed group, Indigenous People of Biafra had on July 30th declared a sit-at-home protest to hold every Monday from August[Read More…]

‘Medical students will pay up to N5million in tuition at Ebonyi state medical university’ – Governor says

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has announced that academic activities would begin in September 2021 at the new state-owned Medical University. Umahi, made the announcement during the flag-off of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund and State Health Insurance Scheme in Abakaliki on Tuesday. The Governor also said, “medical students[Read More…]

Help APC tackle online critics – Umahi charges new Caretaker committee

Ebonyi State Governor Dave Ebonyi has tasked the newly inaugurated state Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to tackle critics who distract his administration on social media. He was speaking at the inauguration of the 15-member committee in Abakakiki on Thursday. “It is important that the 15 of[Read More…]

Ebonyi Governor says desperate politicians are aligning with bandits to destabilise the South-East

Ebonyi State Governor and Chairman of the South-East Governors Forum, Dave Umahi has raised the alarm over some desperate politicians aligning with bandits to destabilise the South-East.  Umayi spoke in a virtual meeting on Tuesday that hosted the five states governors (Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, Imo) of the region in[Read More…]

‘Ignore Nnamdi Kanu’s security outfit’ – Umahi urges south-east residents

The Chairman of South East Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, over the weekend called on the people of the region to ignore the security outfit set up by the leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Umahi says the Governors of[Read More…]

Buhari loves me and I love him too – Ebonyi Governor

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State who recently defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that he loves President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking in his hometown at Uburu community, Ohaozara LGA on Monday, he said he dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because of the love he shares with Buhari. Umahi,[Read More…]

Zamfara Governor commends David Umahi for leaving the PDP, blasts South-South Governors

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has commended the Ebonyi state Governor David Umahi, for defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The commendation was contained in a press release signed by Zailani Bappa, the Special Adviser to Gov. Matawalle on Media, and made available to[Read More…]

Ebonyi Governor sacks 16 political appointees

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State, who recently defected to the All Progressives Congress, has sacked sixteen Technical Assistants on Tuesday. This was revealed in a statement released through the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Kenneth Ugbala. According to him: “Following the directive of the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Nweze[Read More…]

2023: Governor Umahi says he has no plans for presidential bid

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State who had just defected to All Progressives Congress has addressed speculations of him being interested in a presidential ticket, come 2023. Umahi says he does not have intention to contest for any political office after his eight years as Governor. The Ebonyi State Governor said this[Read More…]