The Anambra State Governor, Chukwuma Soludo, has appointed former Mayor of the London Borough of Brent, Ernest Ezeajughi, as his Chief of Staff.

62-year-old Ezeajughi was among three new appointments announced by the Governor on Monday, 21st March, 2022.

Others are Mr. Richard Nwora Madiebo, Chairman, Anambra State Internal Revenue Service; and AVM Ben Chiobi (Rtd.), Special Adviser on Security to the Governor.

Ernest Ezeajughi

Ezeajughi became a founding member of the British chapter of Nigeria’s All Progressives Grand Alliance party and was its chairman from 2010 to 2012.

In May 2014, Ezeajughi, also a member of the Labour Party, won a seat on the Brent Council representing Stonebridge ward. Reelected in 2018, months later he was elected Deputy Mayor of Brent, and was voted Mayor for a two-term by his fellow councilors on April 16, 2019.

Story: Asma’u Sani