The State Government has taken delivery of eight brand new air conditioned Hilux Pick up Vans donated by the management of Zenith Bank as part of their corporate social responsibility.
Speaking while receiving keys to the vehicles, the Governor Dr. Okezie lkpeazu appreciated management of Zenith Bank PLC for showing themselves worthy partners with Government in every area including ensuring that security of lives and property is ensured.
Dr. Okezie lkpeazu represented by his Deputy Sir Ude Oko Chukwu reassured that the present administration will continue to create an enabling environment for their organization and other establishments to work optimally and promised that the vehicles will be put into good use to ensure that the purpose for donating them is achieved.
The Governor described the timing of donation of the security vehicles as very apt considering the spate of insecurity currently happening across the nation which should be of great concern to everyone.
Speaking, the Zonal Head of Zenith Bank PLC, Mr. John Onyeike who stated that the donation is part of their modest contribution to compliment Government’s efforts at providing security in the State, congratulated Governor lkpeazu for his milestone achievements in infrastructural development and passion in eradicating insecurity to make Abia one of the safest States in the country.
Mr. Onyeike reaffirmed their commitment to partner the State Government to enable them achieve it’s set goals and disclosed that the donation to the State Government is in fulfilment of their corporate social responsibility to the people.
Our Government House Correspondent Mercy Kalu reports that the Commissioner for Information, Mr. John Okiyi Kalu , the Secretary to the State Government Mr. Chris Ezem, the Executive Secretary and Permanent Secretary of Abia State Planning Commission. Dr. Mrs. Nnenna Chikezie, Management of Zenith Bank PLC and other notable personalities, were present at the event.