Anambra community in Mekong River, Thailand, has pledged to work with Governor Willie Obiano in order to move the state forward during his second term.
As Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state begins his 2nd term in office, Anambra community in Mekong River, Thailand have indicated their interest to work with the governor in order to move the state forward.
In a joint statement issued by Eze Ndigbo Mekong River, Thailand, Eze (Amb) Uzochukwu Jerome Ezeneche and chairman Anambra state indigenes in Thailand, Chief Ferdinand Nduka, they explained that they were pleased with Governor Obiano’s achievement especially in the area of Agriculture, Security and road construction and in these regards, Anambrarians in the spirit of Akuruoulo are ready to repatriate their investment home in order to boost the economy of their home state.
While appealing to the Governor to visit Thailand so as to assess the potentials and capability of Anambra community in that country to invest in the state, Eze Ezeneche said the visit would enable the governor to also see some of the problems facing the people in Thailand.
Furthermore Ezeneche identify Anammbra people as the largest population of Ndigbo in Thailand. He said the situation also mean that they formed the largest number of prisoners in Thailand. He said the governor’s visit would help to ease some immigration problems facing Anambrarians in that country.
On the call by the Inspector General of police that vigilante groups to disarm nationwide, Ezeneche said such call was unnecessary and could destroy the community policing which has contributed in reduction of crime in Anambra state.
On herdsmen attack, Ezeneche call on Federal Government to find solutions to the problems before it plunge the country into another civil war. He added that investment in modern agriculture, and security would help check the problem.
On why many Nigerians are reluctant to come home, the monarch identified, epileptic power supply, and poor communication network by service providers as major obstacle. He said if these basic facilities were put in place, Nigeria would be attractive for investors abroad.
In his contributions, Chief Nduka call on Governor Obiano to address unemployment problems among youths through youth empowerment schemes. He also wants the governor to tackle issues of rural road by checking activities of local government chairman across the state.