In the race of who would become the governor of Enugu state come 2019, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has been endorsed by Ede-Oballa community in Nsuk
In the race of who would become the governor of Enugu state come 2019, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has been endorsed by Ede-Oballa community in Nsukka local government area for 2019 general election.
The StarNews gathered this information from the just concluded event and flagging off of GCM (GburuGburu Consolidated Mandate) which is an initiative from the commissioner for housing in Enugu state, thse event took place at Nsukka local government Enugu state.
The event had in attendance the presence of the state governor, the commissioner for housing (Ohamadike), commissioner for sports and education, Hon. Pat Asadu a member of house of representatives, Hon. Dan Ugwuja (Danygold) among other prominent politicians in Enugu state.
The Starnews discovered that Ede-Oballa community are fully in support for the re-election of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for second tenure
According to Chief Ogwu Collins, “The governor is working and he has done well in construction of roads in our community. Most of the roads are not in good shape before his administration, but now they are all in a better condition with street lights”.
He added, “He has also empowered some people in our town, that is why we have a commissioner. The Governor has also renovated our primary school, we have new buildings in our girl’s secondary school. The governor is trying for us and we advice our people to get their PVC and reelect Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in 2019”.
Speaking with The StarNews, Hon. Dr Dan Ugwuja (Danygold) said, “out of the two autonomous communities in Ede-Oballa, one of them don’t have a traditional ruler and had since then not been able to conduct an election for a replacement. We are happy that he has come to our rescue once again, by promising to look at the issue and resolve it before the end of June.”
He said, “There are 10 quarters in the town of Ede-Oballa and pleaded that the 10 quarters should be made an autonomous communities to enable the town have 10 autonomous communities.”
He added, “We also asked for commissioners, magistrates, judges and permanent secretary and the governor said he would look into it and attend to our request and there is a firm promise from him that he is going to address all this.”
By Andre Obikansi, Okon Ben and Augustine Onwuzuruike