The desire of Abia State governor Chief T.A. Orji is to leave an everlasting legacy that will remain evergreen in the minds of Abians in many years to come, especially in the area of infrastructural development and transparency in governance. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Ugochukwu Emezue made this declaration in Abuja during an interaction with members of forum for good governance in Nigeria. Mr. Emezue hinted that Governor Orji’s present reform in the civil service is aimed at enhancing productivity and fighting corruption.
According to him the introduction of biometric capture machine has helped in sanitizing the system. The governor’s spokesman argued that his boss has zero tolerance for corruption, as shown in the measures he has taken so far in this direction. His prudent and transparent management of funds at this disposal recently earned Abia as one of the most healthy States in the Nigeria.
Speaking further Mr. Emezue hinted that there is a revolution in the State interms of infrastructure, health, education, housing and agricultura. Mr. Emezue stated that the governor will soon start the commissioning of road projects in the state especially Aba. He hinted that more health centres are being built in addition to the existence of 210 health centres. The Governor Emezue declared will soon commission some housing estates. On the issues of security he maintained that Abia is secured than many states in the federation. He told abians in diaspora to come home and invest. In the remarks Chairman of the forum architect Chidi Ekenna urged the governor not to relent in his good work. He commended him for paying 20,100 as the new minimum wage.
Chief Press Secretary