Enugu govt, firm to create 10,000 jobs for youths

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has expressed the readiness of his administration to partner with a private transport firm, Lead Travel Services, to create over 10,000 jobs and raise the investment opportunities in the state. The governor, who stated this weekend, while inaugurating a new transport company in Enugu, said the state remains the most investment friendly state in the country and South East in particular, having been recently adjudged number one state in ease-of-doing business by the 2018 World Bank Report. Represented at the occasion by the Secretary…

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Cleric hails Ugwuanyi’s commitment to children’s welfare

The Archbishop of the Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Most Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for signing the Child Rights Bill into law, which he said has guaranteed the rights and welfare of children in the state. The Archbishop, who is also the chairman, Enugu State Adoption Committee, stated that the governor’s disposition in ensuring that all illegal adoption of children are completely stamped out in the state, is commendable and worthy of emulation. The cleric spoke during the “Sensitisation Workshop for Stakeholders on Adoption and Adoption Process…

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We have no plan to ban tricycle operation after 2019 general election – Enugu govt

The Enugu State Government has denied the rumour making the rounds that it plans to ban the operation of tricycles in the state, popularly known as “Keke”, after the 2019 general election, stating that “there is no iota of truth in it”. In a statement by the state’s Commissioner for Transport, Hon. Vitus Okechi, the state government described the allegation as “false and baseless”, stressing that “there is no such plan”. The commissioner disclosed that “the state government has implicit confidence in the leadership and membership of the Association of…

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