Abia State Governor Chief T. A. Orji has embarked on a massive
construction of over fifteen buildings for some Ministries, Agencies,
Parastatals, Institutions of higher learning and some Federal
Government Agencies in the State, that will be commissioned soon.
In a press release by the Chief Press Secretary Ugochukwu Emezue, Abia
State helmsman embarked on these laudable projects to solve the
accommodation problems being encountered by staff of these Ministries
and Parastatals.
Mr. Emezue listed such building projects as Ministry of Justice office
blocks, the new High Court blocks in Umuahia and Aba comprising of
many court rooms and offices for the judges. According to Mr. Emezue,
the State Governor decided to intervene in the provision of befitting
office blocks for the Judges and court rooms, so as to enhance the
dispensation of justice in the State.
The Governor said that he is worried that Judges and Judiciary workers
do not have enough offices and court rooms to effectively carry out
their duties, Emezue added.
Speaking further, the Governor’s Spokesman disclosed that other
buildings under construction include a state of the art Dialysis
Centre at the Diagnostic Centre in Umuahia, School of Midwifery, and
residential accommodation for Doctors at the General Hospital
Amachara, as well as a new auditorium at the Abia State University
Teaching Hospital Aba.
Other projects Mr. Emezue mentioned are ASEPA building, new
Commissioners’ Quarters, NYSC building at Igbere, Broadcasting
Cooperation of Abia State office complex, International Conference
Centre, new Government House, Civil Service Secretariat and the
Planning Commission House.
The Chief Press Secretary stated that Chief T. A. Orji is now
inspecting these projects to see that they are completed on record
Emezue hinted that some of these projects, especially the new Civil
Service Secretariat, BCA Office and the Dialysis Centre will be ready
in four months time, adding that the new Planning Commission House has
already been commissioned.