Sir (Dr) Akanu Ibiam

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Sir Francis Akanu Ibiam (Akanu Ibiam) was born November 29, 1906 in Unwana, Afikpo, Ebonyi State. He rose steadily in his professional and personal life to become the first Governor of the Eastern Region in Nigeria.

Akanu Ibiam was the second son of Chief Ibiam Aka, a traditional ruler of Unwana. He himself later 

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