Chinedum Orji, Son of former Abia State governor, Theodore Orji, has been elected Speaker of the Abia State 7th House of Assembly.
Chinedum Orji who represents Umuahia Central state constituency, is a second term lawmaker and emerged Speaker of the House as the sole contestant.
During the inaugural session of the state lawmakers on Monday, the development took place.
Chinedum Orji, who was the Majority Leader of the immediate past assembly, with the development, became the 11th Speaker of Abia State House Assembly.
Also, the lawmakers during the inaugural session, selected Ifeanyi Uchendu, who represents Ohafia South state constituency as the Deputy Speaker.
The session was presided over the House clerk, Pedro Irokansi.