Eid-el-Kabir: Gov. Ugwuanyi Salutes Muslims, Prays for Peace and Unity

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has felicitated with Muslims on the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir, urging them to use the period to continue to promote and abide by the core values of Islam for the sustenance of peace, progress and unity of the country.   Gov. Ugwuanyi in a Sallah message noted that there is every reason for the country to celebrate the goodness of God, pointing out that the continuous engagement of both Christians and Muslims in prayers for the sustainability of the peace, unity and development of the…

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Regimental Sergeant Majors’ Convention Rounds Off in Enugu

Regimental Sergeant Majors have been charged to always ensure discipline in their various units and barracks. The chief of army staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, who gave the charge recently at a three-day convention organized for RSMs at the Abakpa Cantonment, 82 Division, Enugu, said that regimentation and discipline are the core principles of the Nigerian Army in which the tradition, ethics and customs of the army are enshrined. Represented by Major Gen. Idris Alkali, the army’s chief of administration, Buratai  noted that the army demanded a clear-cut professionalism and dedication to…

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Understanding Enugu’s Silent Agricultural Revolution 

At a recent conference for government spokespersons in Abuja, one of the speakers made a point suggesting that infrastructural expenditure has been implemented at a pace disproportionate to investment in intangible resources such as agriculture, education and healthcare. The reason for this, he said, is not far-fetched. Building roads or fixing collapsed ones, for example, yield outcomes that are instant whereas the results arising from agricultural investments are not immediately discernible.  While there may seem to be an excessive focus on roads rehabilitation the reason is not essentially narcissistic or…

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APC Hails Gov. Ugwuanyi’s Bipartisan Governance

The National Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) , South East, Hon. Emma Eneukwu has described Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s bi-partisan approach to governance as commendable, saying that it has united leaders of the state, irrespective of their political differences. The APC chieftain made the commendation during the reception organized in honour of the Nigerian Ambassador to Republic of India with Concurrent Accreditation to Bangladesh and Nepal, Major General Chris Sunday Eze (retd), by Enugu State Government. Hon. Eneukwu noted that Gov. Ugwuanyi has created a peaceful atmosphere that has made…

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Buhari’s Appointment of Enugu Son as Envoy Gratifying, Says Ugwuanyi

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has charged the new Ambassador Plenipotentiary to the Republic of India, Major-General Chris Sunday Eze (Rtd), to be guided always by the virtues of honesty, integrity and the rule of law in the discharge of his duties. Governor Ugwuanyi spoke during a reception organized in honour of the ambassador who holds a concurrent accreditation to Bangladesh and Nepal by the Enugu State government at Nike Lake Resort Hotel, Enugu, on Sunday. Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State (2nd left) flanked by Nigeria’s Ambassador Plenipotentiary to Republic of…

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Gov. Ugwuanyi Commends FG’s Siting of ICT University in Enugu

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has commended the federal government for the decision to site one of the six campuses of the proposed ICT University in Enugu. Gov. Ugwuanyi spoke when the Honourable Minister of Communication, Barrister Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu paid a courtesy visit to the Government House, Enugu and addressed members of the State Executive Council (EXCO). The governor told the Honourable Minister that the state was delighted at his mission to the state, “to promote the importance of ICT as a key tool for youth empowerment as…

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Enugu Farmers Urged to Embrace New Agric Policy

The Enugu State coordinator of FADAMA, Mr Ikechukwu Ogbuke, has urged farmers in the state to embrace the new federal government’s policy on agriculture christened “the Green Alternative”, and aimed at promoting commercial agriculture. He said the new policy focuses on tackling two major problems affecting Nigeria’s agriculture comprising the inability to meet domestic food requirements and lack of capacity to export agricultural items at international standards. The coordinator who made the call recently at a one-day sensitization workshop held in Enugu, listed support to about 300 farmers with assets,…

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Ugwuanyi: We’re Partnering China to Make Enugu Trading Hub

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has reiterated his administration’s vision to make the state the economic and industrial hub of the South-East region and a preferred investment destination in the country. Speaking when the ambassador of the Peoples Republic of China, Mr. Zhou Pingjian, paid a courtesy visit to the Government House, Enugu, the governor noted that the Enugu State government is working to engage new development partners and attract more direct foreign investments to actualize that dream. He explained that the visit offers the state and the Peoples…

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Enugu State: Peace As a Recipe for Progress and Development

According to the good book, “blessed are the peace makers, for they shall be called the children of the most high God”. In the Second Republic, Enugu was the capital of Anambra State with Chief Jim Nwobodo as the executive governor. The Second Republic was interrupted by the military who eventually created Enugu State out of the old Anambra State. Democracy was restored in 1999, with Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani becoming the elected executive governor of Enugu State.  The ascension of Nnamani to the position of governor was facilitated by Chief…

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Gov. Ugwuanyi Advocates Peaceful and Transparent Council Elections

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called on the people of the State to offer prayers for the successful conduct of the upcoming local government elections so it would be adjudged as “one of the most peaceful, free and fair elections in the history of the State”. Gov. Ugwuanyi made the call at the grand finale of the prayer tour of the 260 electoral wards and 17 local government areas of the State organized by Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Prayer Organization held at Udenu council headquarters. The governor appreciated the main…

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