A delegation of the people of Ogrute in Enugu Ezike in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, yesterday, converged on Government House, Enugu, to express their immense gratitude to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for the special attention his administration has paid to their community in terms of development projects such as roads, education and healthcare facilities, fire service station, court buildings, among others.
They said Governor Ugwuanyi was the first and only governor in Enugu State to execute numerous development projects in Ogrute, the headquarters of Igbo-Eze North LGA, adding that his administration built landmark projects in the area such as the Amenity Hospital and a Cottage Hospital with isolation wing, both located within the premises of the upgraded and rehabilitated General Hospital, Ogrute.
They also thanked the governor for the construction and reconstruction of the major roads in Ogrute with drainages, revealing that no past government did the roads prior to Ugwuanyi’s interventions.
The Ogrute people applauded Ugwuanyi, who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Enugu North Senatorial District, for the construction and renovation of classroom blocks, equipping them with modern furniture, and other educational facilities for conducive teaching and learning atmosphere.
They further appreciated the governor for constructing an ultra-modern fire service station and court buildings in Ogrute, stating that the projects were unprecedented in the annals of the local government area in particular and the state in general.
They pledged to vote massively for Governor Ugwuanyi in the forthcoming general election for him to represent Enugu North Senatorial District in the National Assembly. They equally pledged to vote overwhelmingly for the PDP governorship candidate, Dr. Peter Ndubuisi Mbah, his running mate, Ifeanyi Ossai and other candidates of the party in the state.
Speaking during the visit, traditional ruler of Ogrute Ulo Autonomous Community, Igwe Ogbonna Ekere, said they were delighted at Ugwuanyi’s interventions in Ogrute.
On their part, the Nsukka professional women, hinted that the time has come for them to step out and publicise the outstanding achievements of Governor Ugwuanyi in every nook and cranny of the state particularly in Nsukka zone for the electorate to appreciate better, the governor’s good works.
Leader of the group, Dr. Mrs. Eze told the governor that “what you are doing is great and numerous. We want to disseminate the message so that the world will hear and know that what you are doing is great.”
She disclosed that the group comprises lecturers, non-academic staff, market women at various places in Nsukka zone, among others.