Emeka Ihedioha, governor of Imo state, has appointed Akwarandu Izuchukwu as his senior special assistant on new media.

Akwarandu, 29, was the pioneer director-general of Imo Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) new media directorate.

He graduated from Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU) in 2013, with bachelor of arts in english and literary studies.

Akwarandu served as National President of National Association of English and Literary Studies between 2012 and 2013. He was also a member of the PDP 2019 campaign council and transition technical committee of the Imo state government, also in 2019

Chibuike Onyeukwu, chief press secretary to the governor, said the appointment takes immediate effect.

Akwarandu will oversee Ihedioha’s communication on social media and related platforms.