By Kingsley Ezekwelu
Gov Willie Obiano has met with the stakeholders of the Obosi Community in Idemili North Council area of Anambra state, where he donated ten(10) electricity transformers to the area.
He also assured them that he will soon complete installation of streetlights in the major roads and streets in the community. That it was targeted to add value to their lives, beautify the community, especially at nights, enhance security through clear visibility. It would also boost extended commercial activities and nightlife.
At the meeting, he disclosed that his administration was committing above N2.4 billion naira to control the major erosion challenge at Odume layout, Obosi.
The meeting which was held at the instance of a stakeholder in the town, Chief Alex Chukwurah witnessed the endorsement of the Governor for second term in office by the representatives of all the villages in the community.
The visibly elated governor, while addressing the mammoth crowd that gathered to receive him said that though it was costing the state huge amount of money, the state government was embarking on the erosion control project to salvage the pitiable condition of residents of the area.
He announced that he has ordered ten(10)transformers to be distributed to the community and expressed happiness that the community had completed the two projects they nominated under the “choose-your-project” program and was on the verge of accessing the second tranche.
Gov Obiano reiterated the need for Obosi community to support his administration in next month’s gubernatorial election, and expressed confidence that his All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) would win a landslide.
The state Commissioner for Roads Infrastructure, Furniture and Maintenance, Chief Law Chinwuba revealed that by the next ninety days, the Odume layout erosion challenge would have been addressed while his Power and Domestic Water Development counterpart, Mr Obi Nwankwo hinted on the expansion of the Obosi Injection Power Substation which the present administration is embarking on, reminding them that to whom much is given much is expected.
The convener of the meeting, Chief Chukwurah assured the Governor that Obosi community is in full support of his second term bid.