East Central State

East Central State is a former administrative division of Nigeria.[1] It was created on 27 May 1967 from parts of the Eastern Region and existed until 3 February 1976, when it was divided into two states - Anambra and Imo.[2] The area now comprises five states; Anambra, Imo, Enugu, Ebonyi and Abia. The city of Enugu was the capital of East Central State.


East Central State LeadersEdit

Lt. Col John Atom Kpera, Governor from February 14, 1976 to March 15, 1976[citation needed]


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