The meeting of the all the stakeholders of Ovogovo held on the Monday 27th of August 2018, about the propaganda against the administra
The meeting of the all the stakeholders of Ovogovo held on the Monday 27th of August 2018, about the propaganda against the administrator of Nsukka West Development center Evang. Chinedu Anichi.
Evang. Hon. Chinedu Calistus Anichi the administrator of Nsukka West Development Center, Enugu state was sworn in on the 11th of July, 2018. Speaking to The Starnews crew after the meeting of the stakeholders of Ovogovo and propaganda against him.
He said: “Today we had a meeting with the leaders, the councilors, the president generals (PG’s), the party chairmen, the traditional rulers, the personal assistant to the governor and stakeholders of Ovogovo and they are solidly behind me as the administrator of this development center. They disassociated themselves from the rascality demonstrated by these people against me and also frowns at it. They also pleaded with the governor to cut their excesses.
“The propaganda against me was as a result of people like Chief Ikeogu, Chinwe Ugwu, Dan Onyishi and his cohorts trying to make sure that they disrupt the peace we have in development center.
“Even after the planned demonstration to the governor without the concept of any of our leaders and me as the chief security officer of the development center. We had a meeting with them to come to a mutual understanding but they still disrupted the meeting, inciting the youths, making derogatory statements against the leaders and elites of this development center, attacked me and everyone. It is a real show of rascality and desecration to my office as the administrator and to the office of governor who I am sorely representing here.
He continued: “These same people have rented crowds before called “akpose” with placards to demonstrate that I am not the admin. They have hacked the social media platform called the weeklymerit and sent out a false message that “youths beat up the administrator Evang. Chinedu Anichi and asked for his removal. Which the CEO of weeklymerit have debunked.
He also applauded the governor for his good will, magnanimity and his positive due consideration of favorable requests that is always given to Ovogovo people.
Dr. Sam Ugwu, from Nsukka West the special adviser to the governor of Enugu state on Education speaking to The StarNews said that the propaganda is an embarrassment to the people of Ovogovo.
He said: “The meeting is based on the embarrassment that we have faced severally. Most recently the message sent to people on Whatsapp and other social media platform that “youths beat up the administrator Evang. Chinedu Anichi and asked for his removal”. We the stakeholders of this development center have to organize this emergency meeting to tell people that it is a lie.
“The government cannot be happy such a thing is going on. He said.
He added: “Of course, we have to commend the governor and thank him for finding some of our children worthy.
“We pass vote of confidence on the administrator and his members. We condemn this activities of oral scares and we have mentioned their names. We implore the governor as a peace maker to intervene because we don’t want our youths to be divided. He said.
His royal highest Igwe Aloysius O. Ezeugo Eze di oramma 1 of Ibagwaka a member of Enugu state council of chiefs and chairman Nsukka local government traditional rulers council also passed vote of confidence on the administrator and the governor.
He said: “We have never been in doubt of the administrator’s capacity to move the development center forward. We frown at the propaganda we hear and we ask our attentive governor to do something about it”
Chief Ogbuke Godwin Ikechukwu, the president general, Okpuje town union praised the administrator.
He said: Yes, the administrator is a vibrant young man, tested and trusted. There is no crisis, he has our confidence, in fact, he is our man, and there is no doubt about it. He also commended the governor. In his words; “He is the peoples man, he is a man of God, chosen by God to deliver Enugu state, and he is doing it. The most important thing I have to say is that peace is the pillar of development, where there is no peace nothing can happen. I advise that we should have peace, work in synergy and make our development move forward.
Engr. Ijede Ayogu PDP chairman Okpuje Okputu Anuka ward while speaking with The StarNews said that there meeting was to correct some anomalies and to set the record straight. Now Evang. Chinedu Anichi is our administrator and we are behind him. He has our confidence and our trust.
Comr. Dominic Ajibo secretary of the development center also spoke on why they gathered.
He said: Today the stakeholders of Ovogovo gathered to correct some of the anomalies that is disrupting the peace of this development center and to set the records straight that we have a leader and we stand by him. The administrator, in every place, is the leader and right now, Evang. Chinedu Anichi is our leader and we have reposed our confidence, trust and leadership on him.
Hon. Chinedu Omeje councilor representing Alor ward. Deputy leader of Nsukka legislative council speaking to The StarNews after the meeting said that Evang. Chinedu Anichi is the leader of Ovogovo and we the stakeholders stand by him.
By: Arinze Echegu and Andre Obikansi