Posted by News Express | 1 January 2017 | 8,287 times
The School of Nursing in Uburu, Ohaozara Local Government Area has been affiliated with Ebonyi State University.
Governor David Umahi, who announced this during the 2016 Uburu Cultural Day in Uburu, also promised that his administration would harness the Uburu Salt Lake to serve the nation.
Umahi, who called on indigenes of the community to give his administration full support, assured them that the Nursing School would be expanded and completed to make it one of the best in the country.
He said: “We are going to complete and expand the School of Nursing in Uburu. We have affiliated the school of Nursing with the Ebonyi State University. And we are going to develop Uburu salt to serve our country.
“Any town union that does not support the Governor of Ebonyi State, I will dissolve the town union, and nothing will happen. The era of dichotomy in Uburu land is over.”
Umahi, according to a statement on Friday by his spokesman, Emma Anya, gave reason why the Uburu Cultural Day was held in Umahi compound.
“I and my family invited you to hold this event in our premises as a way of celebrating Christmas with you,” he told an enthusiastic crowd comprising well dressed men, women, youths and children.
Umahi warned the people of Uburu against being deceived by anybody and reiterated that his administration was in full support of Muhammad Buhari’s administration because of the special support its gives the state.
In his goodwill message, the traditional ruler of Uburu autonomous community Eze Lazarus Umahi, extolled the quality leadership of Governor Umahi, especially in the area of infrastructure, human development and youth empowerment. He called on the people of Uburu to rally round the Governor for more democracy dividends.
Others who spoke, during the occasion, include, Ezeogo Godwin Okoro and Professor Enyi P. Enyi. They paid special tribute to Umahi, for transforming the state.
The highlight of the occasion was the display of various cultural troops by the 14 villages that make up Uburu autonomous community.
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