ABAKALIKI/Nigeria: Lady Monica Chidinma Ada Eze, erstwhile Technical Assistant on Media to the Executive Governor of Ebonyi State, Dr David Nweze Umahi, has hailed the Governor demonstrating service and once more proving his status as the best Governor in Nigeria.
The Aide was reacting to the Governor’s approval of the sum of N100M (One Hundred Million Naira) for the rebuilding of Effium market which was destroyed during a recent communal clash, the erstwhile Aide said the importance of the busy market to the livelihoods and the economy of the State cannot be overemphasized.
In a statement made available to media houses in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State Capital, Monica highlighted that the approval was given after a thorough perusal of the report of a fact-finding committee inaugurated by the Governor to unravel the cause/s of the crisis which claimed many lives and led to the destruction of properties worth millions of Naira.
“Governor Umahi made this known while addressing stakeholders of the state and members of his Executive Council while receiving a report from a committee he set up to investigate the remote causes of Effium war which had led to the wanton destruction of properties and massacre of hundreds of innocent farmers and pledged that he will rebuild the market before he bows out of office in 2023.”
Lady Monica said with the approval of the rebuilding project, Umahi has shown the level of love and commitment he has for every section of the State.
She however appealed to all Ebonyians to reciprocate the Governor’s efforts in transforming and making Ebonyi the best state in Nigeria, by ensuring peace in their domain in line with the spirit of brotherhood.
The former Technical Assistant to Umahi, who also is the Founder and President of DUNAETA, an NGO aimed at promoting democracy and good governance at the grassroots, maintained that with peace and coupled with the level of wisdom God has bestowed on the Governor, the sky is sure to be the starting point of the realisation of the potentials of the State under the watch of Governor Umahi.
Lady Monica Aka Ada Ebonyi commended the Chief-Servant for once again demonstrating the traits that distinguishes him as the leader that can turn the fortunes of our country come 2023 and assured that more dividends awaits Ebonyians under Umahi.