His Excellency Dr. Ikedi Ohakim, the governorship candidate of Accord, has appointed Dr. Kelechi Okpaleke the Director of Publicity and Communication Strategy for the Accord 2019 Governorship Campaign.
Dr. Okpaleke was appointed Commissioner for Special Duties during the Ikiedi Ohakim administration (2009 – 2010) and later Commissioner for Information and Strategy.
He was also appointed the Director General of Imo State Orientation Agency and later S. A. on Public Enlightenment by Governor Okorocha.
A respected figure in Okigwe Zone, he comes from Onuimo Local Government Area of the state. He is a graduate of Winona University, with a Bachelor degree in Paralebgil, Philosophy and a Master degree in Public Policy. He also has a Duris Doctorate degree from William Mitchel College of Law, ST, Paul Minnesota, also known as the Harvard School of the Mid-West).
He is a constitutional lawyer and member of the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Trial Lawyers of America (TLA). A litigator per excellence, Dr. Okpaleke is admitted to three states in the USA. He is also admitted to two circuit courts of appeal, such as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal and Seventh Circuit Court of Appeal in America.
Known for his commitment to the betterment of Imo State, he will bring his longs years of experience in public service and Public Policy formulation to bear in his new assignment.
Collins Ughalaa, Chief Press Secretary to His Excellency Dr. Ikedi Ohakim.