Rural development: Governor Ugwuanyi kept his promise

By Felix Ikem, Nsukka

The Deputy Chairman of Uzo Uwani Local Government Area, Hon. Pius Okeagu hailed the massive strides in development and other people-oriented projects carried out by the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in the rural communities in Enugu State.

Okeagu said this in an interview with
our reporter in Nsukka on Friday pointing out that the governor’s promise to develop rural areas when he was sworn in in 2015 has come true.

The Vice President hailed the massive rural development projects in the state’s 17 LGAs by the Governor, while describing them as laudable and worthy of emulation.

“A trip across the state will tell you that Governor Ugwuanyi has built over 600 km of roads across the state, mostly in rural areas.

“These roads include over 12 km of the Opi-Nsukka dual carriageway to the University of Nigeria (UNN) gate and the construction of the 31 km Udenu ring road with two high-tech bridges.

“The roads also include the 26.66 km Ukpabi-Nimbo-Ugbene Ajima-Eziani road in the Uzo-Uwani LGA (RAMP-2) and the construction of the 22.443 km Neke-Mbu-Ogbodu Aba-Obollo Etiti intercommunity road. connecting Isi-Uzo and Udenu LGA (RAMP-2).

“He also ensured the construction of seven type three hospitals in seven LGAs in Enugu State, and these modern hospitals were completed and equipped with sophisticated and up-to-date medical equipment in three months,” he said. he declares.

Hon. Okeagu explained that Governor Ugwuanyi’s decision to invest heavily in the rural areas of the state is worth emulating “in the sense that most of the rural communities have been linked to the state’s metropolis by his administration.

The Vice President added that the Governor, thanks to his administration’s massive investments in rural areas, has carried out more than 1,355 school projects in Enugu State without much fanfare, while describing him as “Mr. Project”.

He noted, however, that the governor has dug his feet into the sand of state history.

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