Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi at the weekend reaffirmed the determination of his administration to give a new lease of life to the people of the state through his unfolding massive economic rejuvenation plans that would also enhance the revenue base of the state. The governor who was given a resounding civic reception by his kinsmen at Orba, Udenu council area of the state spoke to a capacity crowd at the Boys Secondary School in the town, venue of the event and told the people that his administration would carry out its plans to modernize Nsukka urban town to the standard of a university elsewhere in the country.
He recalled that he had already set up and inaugurated a committee to actualize this desire of his government drive the state economy to a greater vigour, adding that his administration would also ensure the electrification of Adada River Dam currently being constructed by the Federal Government for irrigation to enhance agricultural activities in the area to create employment.
According to the governor at the event put together by the Orba- Udu General Assembly, Governor Ugwuanyi noted that the foundation for the construction of Orba General Hospital in the community has been laid which he said would bring health care delivery nearer to the people. He noted that his administration is facing challenges occasioned by lean resources, calling on all to join hands with government to surmount the challenges for the set goals to be achieved.
He also announced that a modern market would be built in Nsukka where people from all works of life will converge for business transactions in a such a manner that traders and other business operators who pass through the state on business trips to Onitsha in Anambra state would be made to do the same kind of business in the coming market.
Earlier in an address presented by Orba-Udu General Assembly, Chief Charles Mbah, the people described the governor as an astute and sagacious leader, adding that since he took the mantle of leadership of the state that he is carrying everybody along. The people assured Governor Ugwuanyi of their firm, unflinching and total support of your administration.
In their words, “we are totally committed to and wish to be part of the success story of his administration.” They added that they would at all time ready to take any challenge or responsibility that would enhance the smooth-sailing of his administration.
They noted that the governor knew the problems of the area, adding that it would be needless to enumerate them for him. The event was preceded by a church service at the field in which in a sermon an indigenous priest, Very Rev. Father Martins Ozioko noted that foolishness of Adam and Eve pushed them to sin against God which the punishment is shared by the world.