Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has approved the immediate dissolution of the Boards of some establishments in the state.
They include the Abia State Water Board, Abia State Transport Corporation, Umuahia Capital Development Authority, Abia State Housing Corporation, Board of Internal Revenue, Abia State Road Maintenance Agency, Abia State Physical Planning Board, Abia State Library Board, Open Space Developmemt Commission, Land Use Allocation Committee, Ekeoha Market Board/Committee, Ariaria Market Board/Committee, Eziukwu Market Board/Committee, Ngwa Road Market Board/Committee, Traditional Medicine Council, Broadcasting Corporation of Abia State, Enyimba Football Club, Abia State Passenger Integrated Manifest and Safety Scheme, Abia State Environmental Protection Agency Board.
Others are the Abia State Oil Palm Development Company, World Bank Urban Development Project, Aba Textiles Mill, Abia Palm Limited, Abia Newspaper Corporation, Abia State Scholarship Board, Abia Tourism Board, Agency for Mass Literacy, Abia Essential Drug Services Board, Agricultural Development Program, Abia State Council for Art And Culture, State Emergency Management Agency and Abia Warriors Football Club.
This was contained in a statement issued to newsmen by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Enyinnaya Appolos and made available to journalists on Saturday morning.
The Governor expressed appreciation to members of the Boards for their service to the state.
The statement also quoted the Governor as directing that all government properties in their possession be handed over to the relevant offices.