Posted by News Express | 25 January 2021 | 1,092 times
Chairman of Ngor Okpala Interim Management Committee, Imo State, Hon. Chief Mayor Obinna Nweke, has congratulated the State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, on the occasion of his one year in office. He enumerated several projects in Ngor Okpala that demonstrate the giant strides of the Uzodinma administration.
Nweke told Uzodinma in a statement issued over the weekend: “I, Hon. Chief Mayor Obinna Nweke on behalf of Ngor Okpala Interim Management Committee and the good people of Ngor Okpala LGA heartily congratulate you on this auspicious occasion and epoch making event of your one year in office as Imo State Governor. I recall your unforgettable experience during the last Imo gubernatorial electoral process and the divinely recovery of your stolen mandate.
May I use this opportunity to express my gratitude to God for making you the Governor of Imo State and guiding you towards achieving giant strides in the areas of infrastructure, health, Education, Electricity, and Agriculture in Ngor Okpala and Imo State in general within one year in office. The democratic manner and administrative approach in which you have splendidly and expediently navigated developmental programmes and projects within one year explicitly expressed your desire to create a new modern Imo State.”
The local government interim chairman said that “Ngor Okpala LGA has benefited in the massive road construction and rural road grading ongoing in the state.” He noted that the following roads have been awarded for construction in Ngor Okpala and work commenced in some of them:
Afor Eziama - Umuokoro - Umuchukwu 3.94 km Road Awarded
Afor Eziama - Umuokoro - Obokwe 3.95 km Road Awarded
Umuogbo Ntu (Afor Eziama Umuogbo Ntu) 1.34 km Road Awarded
Umuogbo Ntu Junction - Umueme Obike 4.79 km Road Awarded
Eke Isu - Umuolulu - Umuoye - Afor Enyiogwugwu 5.02 km Road Awarded
Umuneke Ngor - Obokwu Obike - Umuagii Obike 6.57 km Road Awarded
Umuagii Obike - Umugota Orisheze 3.76 km Road Awarded
Ekeisu - Umunehi - Umuchoko - Egbelu Ebube 4.50km Road Awarded
Continuing, he wrote: “Your Excellency, you have facilitated the completion of twelve (12) gigantic government assisted bore water projects in Ngor Okpala LGA.
“HEALTH: Your Excellency, you have done noble on the Ngor Okpala health sector, COVID-19 Awareness was properly carried out, an isolation centre secured for Ngor Okpala LGA, Covid-19 Palliatives distributed up to 5th phase. You are currently equipping all the Primary health facilities in Ngor Okpala LGA. Also Ngor Okpala benefited from the distribution of Ambulances to all the LGAs in the State.
“EDUCATION: Your Excellency, you have directed the construction of eleven (11) new school building in Ngor Okpala LGA and renovation of over twenty (20) dilapidated school blocks. The facilitation of FG Home Grown School Feeding Programme in Ngor Okpala is part of your effort to boast Primary School learning in the Area.
“ELECTRICITY: Your Excellency, in one of your working visit to Abuja, you engaged the Federal Government Power Agencies on upgrading and completion of all Power Projects in Imo State, of which Ngor Okpala LGA has benefited from the new 330kv double circuit ongoing power project from Alaoji to Owerri. Currently, Rural Electrification Projects has been completed in some communities in Ngor Okpala LGA and the people are presently enjoying steady power supply.
“AGRICULTURE: Your Excellency, you have done wonderfully in the area of Agriculture for the people of Ngor Okpala LGA. You are currently upgrading the Imo Agro Centre Obokwe to a mini ADAPALM Project. Your visit with Deputy Governor and Minister for Agriculture and Natural Resources to Victoria Integrated Agro Farm Ngor Okpala was in a bid to boast Agro investments in the LGA. The distribution of over one thousand bags of fertilizer to aide Ngor Okpala farmers epitomises your love for Ngor Okpala to flourish in Agriculture and food production. You have approved a NALDA project currently ongoing in the LGA. The Nigerian Incentives Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSSAL) is currently on partnership with Ngor Okpala Farmers Cooperative Associations to access Federal Government Incentives to boast farming in the LGA.
“Your approval of several Agricultural Programmes and Projects in Ngor Okpala speaks more of your love for our dear Local Government Area. Your effort to change the destinies, talents and opportunities of Ngor Okpala people cannot be over-emphasised, Ngor Okpala LGA indeed benefited on the 5-day capacity building programme to empower 3,500 Imo citizens through loan advancement.
“The above mentioned road construction projects/Rural Road Grading, water projects, renovation and construction of new primary school buildings, ADAPALM Project, NALDA Project, Electricity Project in Ngor Okpala and Imo State in general just in one year are eloquent testament to your commitment in striving development in Ngor Okpala and Imo State in general.
“Once again, I want to use this opportunity to express my warm gratitude to the Governor of Imo State, His Excellency, Dist. Sen. Hope Uzodinma for favouring Ngor Okpala in his appointments and citing of projects.
“ONWA NWERE WEIGHT!!!”
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