About Us

Ebonyi State was created by General Sanni Abacha (late) on 1st October, 1996 – out of the then Abia State and Enugu State. It is one of the South Eastern States and the people of the State are of the Igbo tribe. The State shares a border with Benue State to the North, Enugu State to the west, Imo and Abia States to the south and Cross River State to the east.The State capital and largest town is Abakaliki. The second largest town is Afikpo. Other towns are: Ikwo, Izzi, Onicha, Edda, Onueke, Ezzamgbo, Nkalagu, Uburu, Ishiagu, Amasiri and Okposi. The State is christened “Salt of the Nation” because of the large deposit of salt is many water bodies in the State – like the uburu salt lake... see more

Meet Our Governor

ENGR. DAVID NWEZE UMAHI, FNSE, FNATE
If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or walk around it.
The most striking quality of His Excellency, Engr David Nweze Umahi, right from the cradle to his current midlife status, is that he neither takes the easy path nor casually marches to whichever destination the path may lead; see more

Meet Our Deputy Governor

CHIEF (BARR.) KELECHI IGWE, Ph.D is the Deputy Governor of Ebonyi State, Nigeria. He was born to the family of Ambassador Chief Francis Igwe of Onu-Nwakpu, Ndufu Alike, Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
He attended Umunneato Central School, Onu-Nwakpu Ndufu-Alike where he graduated with his First School Leaving Certificate with good grade. Dr. Kelechi started his secondary education at Boys Secondary School Okpuitumo but transferred after a year to Abakaliki High School (PRESCO) where he completed his secondary education. see more

Our Parliament

Nigerian constitution established the National Assembly and the State House of Assembly with the mandate to make laws for the peace, order and good governance of the Country and the respective States, and any part thereof. As the Representatives of the people, the Parliamentarians are expected to articulate the problems of the electorates and sponsor bills that will result in the enactment of laws that addresses such problems or attract other forms of government interventions (through Constituency Project) to ameliorate the identified problems. Public spirited Parliamentarians also commit their resources in empowering constituents. How well have our Parliamentarians fared? (Vote Your Best Parliamentarian)

The movers


Dedicated to celebrating impact making Ebonyians at home and in diaspora.

In Academics

Prof Francis Otunta

In Social Works

Chief (Mrs)Josephine Elechi

In Religion

Most Rev. Dr Micheal Nnachi Okoro

In Government

Hon. Comrade Chinedu Nweke Ogah

In Entertainment

Osinachi Kalu

In Sports

Chief AugustineIgwe Edeze

In Agriculture

Mr Sunday Ituma

Ebonyi State Programme Cordinator, Intl Fund for Agricultural Development(IFAD)

The legends

The Journey to the creation of Ebonyi State was spear headed by some notable indegines to which we owe eternal gratitude. Their dreams became a reality in 1996. Years after the creation of the state, other leaders have also emerged to build on the dreams of the founding fathers. We celebrate and revere these great men as our LEGENDS.

Dr AKanu Ibiam

R FRANCIS AKANU IBIAM KBE KCMGwas a distinguished medical missionary who was appointed the First Governor of Eastern Region, Nigeria from December 1960 until January 1966 (during the Nigerian First Republic). Born on 29th November 1906 in Unwana, AfikpoEbonyi State; full profile...

Dr Sam Egwu

Dr. Samuel Ominyi Egwu, is the Senator representing Ebonyi North Zone, the former Minister of Education (2008 – 2010) and the former Governor of Ebonyi State (1999 – 2007). Born on June 20, 1954, young Sam. attended St. Johns Primary School, Iboko where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate in 1965. In 1981, full profile...

Chief Martins Elechi

CHIEF MARTIN NWANCHOR ELECHI MFR CONhas been described as a quintessential man of many parts. He is a teacher, farmer, politician, church builder and community leader.Born on 7th February 1941 at Ohankwu Village Alike in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. He had his primary full profile...

Late Sen(Dr) Offia Nwali

Late Sen(Dr) Offia Nwali (Eze Ogbuinya 1 of Ameka, Ishiozo Kpakpaji)In the gathering of men who rose from obscurity to transform their societies, Late Senator Dr Offia Nwali, will prominently take a front seat. Born on 2nd February, 1942, in Amajima Ameka village in the present Ezza South Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, to the family of Mr Nwali Offia (a customary court bailiff) and Mrs Oguzor Nwali, full profile...

Celebrating the Youths

Excellent leaders of tomorrow are responsive and proactive Youths of today, who will always stand on their grounds and mobilise other Youths to press for changes that will impact the generality of the Youth, no matter whose ox is gored. Such Youths will use their talents and charisma to exert positive influence that will transform lives of people around them. Such persons qualify to be celebrated as our Ebonyimovers PRINCE & PRINCESS.

YOUTHS get ready to contest SOON!

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10 Alieze Odigwe Street Nkaliki Abakaliki Ebonyi State, Nigeria
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