Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu says he stays absolutely dedicated to the overall restoration of the glory of Aba, the Enyimba Metropolis.
Governor Ikpeazu said this on Wednesday, on the Governor’s Lodge, Aba, when he acquired a delegation of UMU ABA WORLDWIDE, an affiliation made up younger males who had been born and bred in Aba however are at the moment residing in several nations of the world.
In line with Governor Ikpeazu, “Aba is my dwelling. But it surely goes past that. It’s the financial middle of our state and Ala Igbo usually. Aba homes everybody they usually make their cash in Aba and assist to develop different components of the state and our area. I’ll go away 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 tasks which can be sustainable, not the type that might be gone after one or two wet seasons.
“In case you examine effectively, all of the roads we’ve got accomplished and commissioned since 2015 are nonetheless standing in prime form. My choice to deploy cement expertise, although costlier, is to make sure that our roads final for a number of years”.
Ikpeazu, who instructed 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 Govt Officer of Abia State reminded them that drainage works had been accomplished on PH highway and that what’s now remaining is the principle 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 Street, Ohanku, Obohia and Uratta roads will come to life to the delight of everybody.
The Governor challenged them to carry their investments again dwelling to Aba, mentioning that his administration is working laborious to make the atmosphere secure and conducive for enterprise.
He assured them that their request for land to construct a housing property for his or her members can be given enough consideration.
Earlier, the President of the affiliation, Mr Uche Milo instructed 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 mentioned that what they noticed this Christmas after they got here again gladdened their hearts and reminded them of the Aba of outdated.
He instructed the Governor that with what they’ve seen on floor now, they’ll successfully begin establishing a tangible presence at dwelling.
Additionally talking, the Vice President of the group and an ex-soccer worldwide, James Igwilo, instructed the Governor that their members had been very impressed with the rising scenes of growth in Aba and warranted him that they’ll associate along with his administration in several methods to make the city higher.
He mentioned that they had been additionally taken with youth growth by way of sports activities and would use their contacts overseas to help younger Aba soccer gamers to push their careers overseas.