Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu says he stays absolutely dedicated to the full restoration of the glory of Aba, the Enyimba Metropolis.
Governor Ikpeazu acknowledged this on Wednesday, on the Governor’s Lodge, Aba, when he obtained a delegation of UMU ABA WORLDWIDE, an affiliation made up younger males who have been born and bred in Aba however are presently residing in numerous nations of the world.
In accordance with Governor Ikpeazu, “Aba is my residence. However it goes past that. It’s the financial heart of our state and Ala Igbo generally. Aba homes everybody they usually make their cash in Aba and assist to develop different elements of the state and our area. I’ll depart no stone unturned in guaranteeing that the city will get the required consideration.
“We’ve got invested closely within the infrastructural growth of Aba and my emphasis is to do initiatives which are sustainable, not the sort that might be gone after one or two wet seasons.
“In the event you examine nicely, all of the roads we now have accomplished and commissioned since 2015 are nonetheless standing in prime form. My choice to deploy cement expertise, although dearer, is to make sure that our roads final for a number of years”.
Ikpeazu, who informed the group that he won’t ever cease working till his final day in workplace as Governor, additionally used the chance to announce that work will start on Port Harcourt highway very shortly.
The Chief Government Officer of Abia State reminded them that drainage works had been accomplished on PH highway and that what’s now remaining is the primary highway work.
He promised to ship a model new Port Harcourt highway earlier than he leaves workplace.
He additionally assured them that within the subsequent 18 months, a model new Ngwa Highway, Ohanku, Obohia and Uratta roads will come to life to the delight of everybody.
The Governor challenged them to convey their investments again residence to Aba, stating that his administration is working arduous to make the atmosphere protected and conducive for enterprise.
He assured them that their request for land to construct a housing property for his or her members could be given ample consideration.
Earlier, the President of the affiliation, Mr Uche Milo informed the Governor that they got here to understand him for the huge flip round they’re witnessing in Aba after a few years of rot.
He stated that what they noticed this Christmas after they got here again gladdened their hearts and reminded them of the Aba of previous.
He informed the Governor that with what they’ve seen on floor now, they’ll successfully begin establishing a tangible presence at residence.
Additionally talking, the Vice President of the group and an ex-soccer worldwide, James Igwilo, informed the Governor that their members have been very impressed with the rising scenes of growth in Aba and guaranteed him that they’ll accomplice along with his administration in numerous methods to make the city higher.
He stated that they have been additionally excited by youth growth by means of sports activities and would use their contacts overseas to help younger Aba soccer gamers to push their careers overseas.