A lawmaker representing Umuahia Central Constituency, Chinedum Orji, has emerged as the Speaker of the 7th Abia State House of Assembly.
Orji emerged unopposed.
Ifeanyi Uchendu of Ohafia South constituency was also elected as Deputy Speaker.
Other elected principal officers include;
Solomon Akpulonu (PDP)
Abraham Oba (APGA)
Deputy Minority Leader Chukwu Chijioke (APC)
Deputy Majority Leader,
Deputy Chief Whip,
Munachim Alozie nominated Chinedum Orji for the position of Speaker and was seconded by Ginger Onwusibe, member representing Isialangwa state constituency, No counter nomination was received.
The house has adjourned to 17th June 2019.