Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has assured the people of Ohafia in Ohafia Local Government Area of his personal commitment to the full restoration of public power supply to all the communities in the area.
Governor IKpeazu who gave the assurance when he received a high powered delegation of the political and traditional leadership of the people of Ohafia at the Governor’s Lodge Aba, recalled that he had released the fund initially requested by the people to restore power, adding that with the current reports more funds were required to complete the job .
He promised to ensure that the funds will be released this week, describing Ohafia as one of the most important communities in the state.
The Governor thanked the people for remaining strong allies of his administration and the PDP, assuring them that their long years of loyalty and support will not go unrewarded while expressing gratitude to the delegation especially the Traditional Rulers .
Earlier in their separate speeches, the leader of the delegation and Deputy Speaker State House of Assembly, Mr. Ifeanyi Uchendu, Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Olugu Kalu Ugba, Commissioner for Public Utilities, Chief Kingsley Imaga, Mr. Uma Agbai, a representative of the Udumeze Ohafia, Professor U.L. Lekwa and Eze Odum Amogu expressed gratitude to the Governor on behalf of the people of Ohafia for his consistent show of interest and solidarity with the people of the area.
They appealed to the Governor to come to their aid again by further approving fund for the completion of power project and thanked him for the first tranche of funds which kickstarted the power restoration.
Other members of the delegation include Commissioner for Establishment and Training, Mr. Chidiebere Uwaga, Principal Secretary to the wife of the Governor Chief Mrs. Ezeins and other eminent sons of Ohafia.