Abia State Commissioner for Information, John Okeiyi Kalu, has explained that the dissolution of the boards of Enyimba of Aba and Abia Warriors was part of the transition process initiated by the state government ahead of May 29 inauguration of a new regime.
Until the dissolution of his board, Enyimba’s Chairman, Felix Anyansi Agwu, was the longest serving head of a Nigerian professional football club, having been in charge of the club since 1999. His board was dissolved last week alongside that of Abia Warriors, led by Emeka Inyama, and 30 other government agencies.
The government had in a statement thanked the respective boards for their service to the state, and directed the affected members to hand over all government documents and properties to the relevant offices.
“Abia State Governor, . Okezie Ikpeazu, has approved the immediate dissolution of the boards of the following establishments in the state,” the statement read. Read more