The Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has approved the celebration of the Creation of Abia State thirty one years ago.
A release endorsed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Chris Ezem says the event will kick off with a press briefing tomorrow by the Acting chairman Abia State Advisory Council and his members at the conference room, office of the SSG at 10am.
The release also states that a special Jumait prayer will be held on Friday this week by Muslims in the State at their various mosques.
According to the release, the Governor Dr Okezie Ikpeazu will on Saturday this week make a Special Broadcast; while there will be a special thanksgiving service on Sunday to be led by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu and his Executive council members at the St Stephens Anglican cathedral Umuahia by eleven thirty am.
The release further notes that on Tuesday next week, the Governor will commission land mark projects whereas on Wednesday next week there will be display of cultural festivals cum carnival at the International Conference Center, Ogurube Layout by Bright Chimezie, Koboko,Obewe , the Apostle among others as well as hand over of staff of office to some Traditional Rulers.
It also points out that Thursday next week will be the grand finale of the event with lecture on “Competitive Abia Economy Using the Small and Medium Enterprises as a pilot for virile and strong Abia of the future”, Book launch, cutting of Anniversary cake, Honours cum merit Awards among other programmes.