Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has assured that his administration will be handing over a State that is stronger and better in every respect to the next administration and that will remain at his duty post performing his functions until his last day in office.
The Governor made this known today while receiving in audience the South East Inspection Monitoring Team from the National Economic Council.
The Governor thanked the Team for coming to the State to see for themselves the extent of the efforts of his administration in the provision of Basic and Social Infrastructure for the people of Abia State. He used the opportunity to inform the people of Abia State that he will do everything possible to complete the multi Specialist Hospital inside the premises of the old Aba General Hospital, assuring you all the medical equipment for the hospital are already on ground while the massive hospital building is 95% completed.
Speaking earlier, the Team Lead and Deputy Director, Special Duties of the National Economic Council, Mrs Dorothy Uwaoma told the Governor that the team was in the State pursuant to the resolution of the National Economic Council to move round the states in the country and get first hand information on the projects and policies put in place across the states and to institute a peer review mechanism where states can learn from each other.
She expressed satisfaction with what they saw during the tour and was particularly delighted with the Mother and Child Hospital at Umuahia as well as the Enyimba Automated Shoe Company Aba.
Deputy Governor Sir Ude Oko Chukwu and Permanent Secretary/Executive Secretary of the Abia State Planning Commission, Dr Mrs Nnenna Chikezie were part of the ceremony which took place at the Governor’s Lodge Aba.