The Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Engr Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji earlier today joined the Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, at the commissioning of the newly constructed first phase of Umuobiakwa-Owo-Ahiafor Road, Obingwa Local Government Area.
Speaking at the event, the Speaker aporeciated the Governor for embarking on the landmark project of completing the construction of the first phase of Umuobiakwa-Owo-Ahiafor road.
“The socioeconomic importance of this road to the people cannot be overemphasized because this road connects our state with other neighbouring states which makes it even more strategic”, the Speaker said.
The State’s Number One Lawmaker commended the Governor “for maximizing the limited resources in the State and ensuring that the people have a sense of belonging in governance. He urged the Governor not to relent in doing more for the people.
The road was subsequently commissioned by Senator Walid Jubril, the Chairman, Board of Trustees ( BoT ) of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Senator Adolphus Wabara, Chairman of People’s Democratic Party, Abia State Chapter, Rt Hon Asiforo Okere, Secretary to the State Government, Barr Chris Chidiadi Ezem, Members of Abia State House of Assembly, Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, Commissioner for Works, Barr Chiedozie Bob Ogu, Executive Chairmen of Local Government Areas, Traditional Rulers, Clergymen and other top government functionaries attended the event.