… assures on one Ward, one Project Initiative
FIC Report (Abia State) – Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has announced plans to commence the execution of one Project in every political Ward of the State as part his “one Ward, one Project Initiative”.
Governor Ikpeazu dropped the cheering news in a meeting he had with the Executive Chairmen of the 17 LGAs of the State and Councillors at the Michael Okpara Auditorium, Umuahia.
He directed Councillors of each Ward to articulate and submit through their respective Leaders of Council, one project that is dear to the hearts of the people of his Ward.
The Council Leaders are to liaise with the Executive Chairmen to reach his Office with the list not later than two weeks for immediate action.
He charged the Chairmen to work in synergy with their Deputies and Councillors for greater development in their areas.
The Governor further enjoined them to take the issue of security seriously by holding monthly security meetings that will involve Traditional Rulers ,Heads of Security Agencies in their domains and selected Stakeholders.
He also implored them to sensitize and mobilize them to participate actively in the ongoing continuous Voters Registration Exercise.
The SSG, Barrister Chris Ezem, the Chief of Staff to the Governor Professor ACB Agbazuere, the State Chairman of PDP, Rt Hon Asiforo Okere among other government functionaries were present during the meeting.