|Born:||October 18, 1964|
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Okezie Victor Ikpeazu is the ninth and current Governor of Abia state, who has been in office since May 29, 2015. He was elected on the platform of the Democratic People’s Party. He was re-elected as Governor of Abia after winning the governorship elections on March 9.
Okezie was born on October 18, 1964, to the late Pa Ishmael and Deacon Bessie Ikpeazu from Umuebere, Umuobiakwa, Islipaukw, Mbato, in the Obingwa district, Abia state, Nigeria. Ikpeazu attended the Amaise Central Primary School in Umuobiakwa. In 1973, when he was in fifth grade, he was admitted to Eziama High School in Aba and later transferred to Ihie High School in Isla Ngwa, where he graduated in 1979. In 1980, at the age of 16, he received admission to Eziama High School in Aba. The University of Maiduguri studied clinical biochemistry and graduated with a B.Sc. (Hons.) Second Class Upper Division in August 1984.
From August 1984 to August 1985, he worked for his National Youth Service as a clinical biochemist in the medical laboratory of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology in Port Harcourt. Okezie Ikpeazu returned to the University of Maiduguri, where he completed a Master of Science in biochemical toxicology and received his doctorate in 1990. In 1994 he received his doctorate in biochemical pharmacology at the age of 30 at the University of Calabar.
Governor Ikpeazu is a Christian and is married to Her Excellency Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu and together they are blessed with four children, two boys, and two girls.