The Gombe state Government has named a road after the Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu.
Residents of the Federal Low Cost Housing Estate Gombe, where the street is located today July 24, 2018 trooped out in their numbers to welcome Governor Okezie Ikpeazu PhD when he commissioned the 2km road constructed by His Excellency Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo PhD OON the Executive Governor of Gombe State and named after Governor Ikpeazu.
The road known as Dr Okezie Ikpeazu road, the Governor said was named after his Abia colleague in recognition of his giant strides in infrastructural development and promotion of MSME especially made in Nigeria goods.
Governor Dankwambo said that Governor Ikpeazu remains one of the shinning lights of the PDP in terms of his obvious achievements within 3 years as Governor of Abia State. Governor Dankwambo maintained that during his visit to Abia he was amazed at the level of achievement of his colleague who is one of the pan Nigerian leaders that believes in building a strong, United and virile nation.
Commissioning the project, Governor Ikpeazu expressed deep appreciation for the honour and prayed that users of the very well paved road will find it comforting. He thanked the Governor of Gombe for the quality of the road fitted with dual side drainage and street lights. The Governor also used the occasion to visit some other project sites being excuted by Governor Dankwambo including the international conference centre, modern trailer park and other road projects.
The Governor was a acompanied by former Senate President Adolphus Wabara, philanthropist Chief Ifeanyi Ubah and other aides of the Governor.