Ikpeazu Appoints Ogbonna SSA on Arts and Tourism


Anayo Okolie
Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has named Mr. Kingsley Ogbonna, popularly known as Dauda, his Senior Special Adviser on Arts and Tourism.

Ogbonna, who is among the talented Nigerian actors is a Mass Communication graduate from Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra State.

The Comic-Actor hails from Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State. Ogbonna said his appointment as the Senior Special Adviser on Arts and Tourism is a call to service, which would give him the opportunity to serve his people.

According to him, “This administration in Abia State under Governor Ikpeazu is committed to see that Abia State is repositioned fo better, and I have just been called to join the team to help the governor to interpret his dreams for the state.

“It is a call to service, and I will give my best. Those of us who started what is known as Nollywood and entertainment in Nigeria today know that Aba played a major role in production, promotion and marketing of our works, but suddenly and somehow, Aba was no longer in the picture, but Governor Ikpeazu is poised to reverse the trend and we are here to support him and make it work.

“I thank the Governor for the opportunity to serve and I promise to mobilize and galvanize my brothers and sisters in the entertainment industry to return Aba and Abia in general to its pride of place as far as tourism and arts are concerned,”Ogbonna added.