Ugwuanyi signs 2020 Appropriation Bill into law

  Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, yesterday signed the 2020 Appropriation Bill of ₦169.5b into law comprising capital Expenditure of ₦100.7b and recurrent expenditure of ₦ 68.7b.   The state House of Assembly had passed the Appropriation Bill tagged, “Budget of Responsive and Accountable Governance,” on Tuesday, December 24, 2019.   Ugwuanyi said the budget was aimed at continued robust investment in infrastructure development, including construction of 17 small-scale industries with one in each council area of the state.   He said it would be targeted at the completion and…

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Governor Ugwuanyi commissions sites and services at the CBN Co-operative Solar City Estate in Enugu

The governor of Enugu state, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has reiterated his pledge to support the first solar powered estate being built by the Co-operative society of Central Bank of Nigeria, in partnership with Geometrix Homes and Estates ltd. The governor made this pledge, while commissioning the completed sites and services phase of the estate. The governor, who was represented by the secretary to the Enugu State Government, Prof. Simon Ortuanya expressed his delight that the co-operative had kept to their promise to actualize the project for the benefit of their…

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Ugwuanyi presents N169bn 2020 Budget

Enugu State Governor,  Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has presented the 2020 budget estimate of N169. 567,658 billion tagged,  ” Budget of responsive and accountable government ”  to the  Enugu State House of  Assembly for approval. Presenting the budget at the Chambers of the House of Assembly, Ugwuanyi said that the 2020 budget proposal , is 55.2% higher than that of 2019 budget.He  that N100.77 billion was set aside for capital expenditure while recurrent expenditure stands at N68.79 billion. He said that “the increase in the budget was necessitated by the need to…

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Enugu CJ pardons 23 inmates as Ugwuanyi vows to complete ongoing, abandoned projects

Enugu State Chief Judge, Justice Ngozi Emehelu, on Tuesday, freed and granted bail to 79 inmates from Enugu Correctional Service during a jail delivery at the custodial centre. Emehelu, who led other judges in the state to the jail delivery, said that 50 inmates were granted bail under various conditions. ”23 inmates were discharged outrightly while six others were released from asylum,” she said. Emehelu said that the state governor, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi had at one time in the state facilitated the release of 14 inmates. The chief judge said…

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Enugu Govt kicks-off Meningitis A vaccination, targets one million children

In a bid to provide adequate healthcare delivery for its citizenry, the Enugu State Government has commenced meningitis A vaccination exercise, targeting one million children. Executive Secretary of the Enugu State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ENS-PHCDA), Dr George Ugwu, made this known while briefing newsmen in Enugu. He said that the massive Meningitis A vaccination which will last for six days would be held between December 6 and 11, and that there might be a mop-up exercise of additional two days if need be. He disclosed that Governor Ifeanyi…

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Ugwuanyi receives ‘Champion of Peace and Rural Development’ Award

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Enugu State Correspondents’ Chapel, has honoured Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State with the Champion of Peace and Rural Development award. The award is in recognition of his commitment in rural development and enthronement of peace in the state. At the ” 2019 Get-Together/ Recognition of National Officers of the union, the Chairman of the Chapel, Comrade Emma Nweze said that the event was aimed at recognising members of the chapel who are serving the NUJ at National level. Those recognised were the national…

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