FIC Report (Abia State) – Governor Okezie Ikpeazu says his administration has set the state on the right track as the narratives of the state are changing for the better.
Governor Ikpeazu stated this when he received in audience Members of the Inter-party Advisory Council, IPAC ,Abia State Chapter led by the Chairman, Hon. Ceekay Igara at Government House Umuahia.
He said that though, his government has not done everything, it certainly has recorded bold achievements in various sectors of the state economy including the SME sector,Ease of Doing Business and Direct Foreign Investments, among others.
The Governor promised that his government will remain tenacious in completing its on going projects as well as open new vistas.
He also stated that the NEWMAP projects for the reconstruction of Ngwa Road, Ohanku and Uratta were on course while the State Government is determined to fix Port Harcourt Road having completed drainage works on the road.
The Governor noted that Abia is blessed with great men and women who have continued to make their marks in various fields of endeavor and wondered why some desperate persons have continued de marketing the state for selfish political reasons.
Earlier, the State Chairman of IPAC, Hon. Ceekay Igara thanked the Governor for providing the platform for IPAC to interface with his government and for the enhanced security in the state and urged him to sustain it.
He informed the Governor that the state will be hosting the South East IPAC to a 2-day retreat during which time they will be inspecting ongoing and completed projects by his government adding that he has formed a think- tank to support the development of the state through the help of Abians in Diaspora.
The Chief of Staff to the Governor, Professor ACB Agbazuere, the State Chairman of PDP , Rt Hon Asiforo Okere, Commissioner for Information,Chief John Okiyi Kalu, the State Director of the National Orientation Agency, Dr Mrs Ngozi Okechukwu amongst other government functionaries present during the visit.