The Enugu State Government has expressed readiness to collaborate with the Federal Government in pulling resources together to reconstruct Mmaku-Obeagu Road in order to alleviate the suffering of the people of that community.Both Governor Ugwuanyi and the Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu were responding to passionate appeals from the people of the Mmaku community to rehabilitate their road during the civic reception in honour of the State Commissioner for Information, Dr. Godwin Udeuhele at the Central School, Mmaku in Awgu L.G.A.
Following the people’s appeal, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu who represents the Mmaku area at the National Assembly promised the people of Federal Government’s intervention in the community, following which Governor Ugwuanyi seconded him and told the people that both governments would join hands in bringing succour to the people to ensure socio-economic development in the area.
The Governor and the Deputy Senate President affirmed that government will do what is necessary to rehabilitate Mmmaku-Obeagu Road, a project embarked upon initially by the then former governor of Old Anambra State, Chief Jim Ifeanyichukwu Nwobodo. They also expressed the hope that the State Spokesman who is also an eminent son of the community, Godwin Udeuhele would bring his professional expertise to bear in the State Ministry of Information to make it more result-oriented.
In a welcome address by Mmaku community, read by Ayobanna Ikeanuba, on the occasion the chief celebrant, Udeuhele, was likened to the biblical David, whom God raised to change the fortunes of their community, adding that he is a political giant in his own right, both in theory and in practice, a political strategist and a committed team player who is seen by many people as the perfect man for the information assignment in the state.
Responding, Commissioner for Information, Godwin Udeuhele expressed delight over the honour given to him by Mmaku community, describing it as a clear demonstration of love and confidence by his people. He also expressed appreciation to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for finding him worthy to serve in that capacity and promised to put in his best to reposition the state among other states in the federation. (Vanguard)