Mon. Aug 22nd, 2022

GOVERNMENT ASSURES REVISIT OF OKPOKIRI ROAD PROJECT IN EHI NA UGURU.

The Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has assured that the Okpokiri Road project in Ehi na Uguru Ancient Kingdom, in Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area will be revisited.

The Governor who stated this yesterday when he received a delegation of the representatives of the people of the Community at the Governor’s Lodge, Aba, thanked them for their steadfastness over the years and assured that the challenges facing them as outlined in their speech will receive attention immediately.

Governor Ikpeazu described the people of the community as consistent in the pursuit of truth and justice and asked them to nominate a few persons who will liaise with him on realizing the road project.

He also used the opportunity to thank a son of the community, Dr. Chris Nwagboso for his services to the State, noting that he is a committed worker and a trusted associate and enjoined the people to continue to support him.

Governor Ikpeazu told the delegation that an initial sum of one point three Million Naira will be given to them on the spot to help them commence the roofing of their Health Center Project with an assurance that the project will be completed, while the equipment for the center is ready at the Government House store in Umuahia.

He also approved an immediate financial support in the sum of Five Hundred Thousand Naira and several crates of drinks as business support to a young man from the community who lost his shop to hoodlums that attacked the community even as he asked the leader of the delegation to select a young man who will be given an appointment by the State Government.

On the issue of security, the Governor challenged them to set up Vigilante Groups in each of the villages and liaise with government for further details.

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