1st year anniversary: Group lauds Ikpeazu for providing good governance, leadership
A group, Umuana Ndume Concerned Sons and Daughters, has lauded Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia for his good leadership, governance and masses-oriented programmes in his first year in office.
Mr Daniel Osondu, the leader of the group in a statement in Lagos, rated the governor high in his first year in office.
It specifically commended the governor for appointing an indigene of the community , Chief Chijioke Nwakodo, into his cabinet as the Chief of Staff.
“Having served as the Chief Economic Adviser t during Gov. Theodore Orji’s administration, we do not have any doubts about the fact that he will perform creditably well under your administration.
“This illustrious son of ours will continue to bring his expertise to bear in the service of Abia State as you strive to transform the state.”
It noted that Ikpeazu was committed to making residents of the state to enjoy the dividends of democracy through his people-oriented programmes.
The governor had also given hopes to the common man by attracting development to the state, it said.
“We are overwhelmed with heart-felt gratitude to God and to our amiable Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu for your focused leadership since News
“In less than a year of your administration, your government has taken numerous positive steps in moving our state forward,’’ it said.
The group urged the governor to use his offices to give a voice to the voiceless, strength to the weak, food to the hungry, water to the thirsty and health to the sick.
It pledged its support and prayers to the governor while it urged Nwakodo to use his good offices to give hope to the hopeless.