Mbah restates commitment to Enugu renewal
Enugu State Governor, Peter Mbah, yesterday, restated his administration’s resolve to move the state forward, stressing that his government produces over 25 million litres of potable water daily.
Mbah, who addressed the people of the state in a radio broadcast to mark his 100 days in office as governor, explained that the volume of water is the highest the state had achieved in the past 20 years, adding that his administration aims at generating 70 million litres daily by the end of next month, as part of the commitment to making water available to residents in 180 days as promised during his swearing in.
He said: “At this rate, we are ahead of the curve in our race to deliver water to Enugu people by the end of November, which will mark 180 days since our inauguration, in line with our promise.” Mbah stated.
He also said that in the next few weeks, work would commence on 81 urban roads across the state, and two flyovers (at Abakpa and Holy Ghost-Ogbete-Old Park axis) and priority roads, many of which will be reconstructed.
On the achievements recorded in the past 100 days, Mbah stated that the government had tackled the Monday sit-at-home order in Enugu State.
“We were resolute in making sure that we eradicate it from our state. As we all can see, we have made tremendous progress in this regard.
“We have also backed up this thrust by boosting security presence in Enugu, working with the Nigeria Police, the Army and all other security forces. We have launched the Distress Response Squad in the state and have already procured a number of vehicles to enhance their effectiveness and mobility.
“We are not stopping at this, we are about to commence the rollout of a statewide CCTV camera network, which will provide 24/7 surveillance of the state and facilitate swift security responses to any breach of peace,” he said.
In the area of energy supply and management, he said the government had successfully signed the Enugu State Power Law, which domesticates the Electricity Act 2023 that now gives the state regulatory power to establish an Enugu State Electricity Market and to attract investors to expand power generation and distribution across the state.
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