Ugwuanyi, others visit school children involved in accident

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has paid a visit to the pupils of Presentation Nursery/Primary School, Mgbowo, Awgu, Enugu State, involved in a road accident while coming back from school.     Ugwuanyi, who led some Igbo leaders and youths to the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, UNTH, Ituku-Ozala, Enugu, wished the victims quick recovery. He consoled the parents of the kids and urged them to have faith in God as his administration will do anything possible to ensure that they fully recover.     Ugwuanyi announced that the state…

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Ugwuanyi sympathises with families of #EndSARS victims

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has conveyed the sympathy of the state government to the families of private citizens and security personnel who lost their loved ones, private citizens and security personnel who suffered grievous bodily injuries to the unfortunate violence and criminality during the hijacked #EndSARS peaceful protests in the state.     Ugwuanyi sent his heartfelt feelings when he inaugurated the nine-member Administrative Panel of Inquiry he constituted on Tuesday “to determine the loss of lives and/or other grievous bodily injuries to private citizens and security personnel as…

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#EndSARS protests: Ugwuanyi constitutes Panel

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has constituted an Administrative Panel of Inquiry to look into the recent loss of lives during the #EndSARS protest in Enugu. This was contained in a statement from the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prof. Simon Ortuanya, in Enugu on Tuesday. According to the SSG, the panel will also look into other grievous bodily injuries to private citizens and security personnel. The panel, he said, will also be tasked to look into the related destruction of properties of private citizens and security infrastructure in…

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Gov. Ugwuanyi: We’re determined to make quality healthcare accessible to all

Inaugurates new General Hospital Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State reiterated his administration’s commitment to make quality healthcare accessible to every resident in the state, through sustained investment in the sector.     He stated this last Wednesday during the formal opening of a newly constructed Type 3/General Hospital at Ogbede in Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area.     The hospital is one of the seven Type 3/General Hospitals currently under construction by the Governor Ifeanyi Ugwanyi’s administration across the state that the construction commenced at the wake of the COVID-19…

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Enugu Deputy Governor clears air on COVID-19 palliative

The Deputy Governor of Enugu State and Chairman, Enugu State Palliative Committee, Mrs Cecilia Ezeilo, has spoken on the controversy surrounding the Enugu State’s COVID-19 palliative earlier stocked at Queens School, Enugu, saying they had longed been distributed.     In a broadcast on Sunday, Ezeilo said that she was speaking in her capacity as the chairman of the COVID-19 Palliative Committee , Enugu State. According to her, the Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) handed over the palliatives comprising of food items to their committee on Wednesday, 5Th of August ,2020,…

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#EndSARS: Allow Govt’s Measures to Address Our Collective Pain Play Out, Ugwuanyi Pleads

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has appealed for calm, after protest against police brutality degenerated into a second day of violence.     In a broadcast on Thursday, October 22, the governor advised youths carrying out wanton destruction of properties “to have a rethink, pull back and allow the measures we have instituted to address our collective pain to play out”.     Governor Ugwuanyi said the “pervading resentment of police brutality and extra judicial killing” was understandable, adding that the “message had been loudly and clearly conveyed in…

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COVID-19: Groups donate hand washing facilities to Enugu Govt

WaterAid Nigeria in conjunction with South Saharan Social  Development Organisation (SSDO), had  donated one hundred hand washing station facilities to  Enugu State government for distribution to schools. Presenting the  items to the  state government at the 2020 Global Hand washing day celebration  in Enugu, the Country Director of WaterAid Nigeria, Evelyn Mere, who was represented by  the State Programme Lead- Enugu, Mr. Terkimbi Tom,  said that  the organization is committed in promoting wash and sanitation hygiene WASH in the state and elsewhere.     He  added  that the hand washing…

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Ugwuanyi visits defunct SARS office, confirms closure

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Monday, visited the defunct office of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the Nigeria Police Force in Enugu to confirm that the facility has been closed in compliance with the Federal Government’s directives that the offices be closed.   The directives followed the on going nationwide protest against SARS and police brutality.     Speaking during the visit, the Commissioner of Police, Enugu Police Command, Abduraham Ahmad, confirmed to Ugwuanyi that the SARS unit has been closed and that the 11 detained suspects…

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Enugu #EndSars Protest and Phyno’s Self-Indulgent Shenanigans

By Uchenna Nwatu As the #EndSars protest enters its eleventh day, and with more cities across the country joining the march against police brutality, it’s doubtful there has ever been any mass movement quite like this in Nigerian history. Only, perhaps, the protest over the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election and associated demonstrations of the ’90s’ decade against the military could be compared to it.     The #EndSars protest is a clear depiction of people people. Tales of police brutality have been harrowing and leaves one…

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#EndSARS: Ugwuanyi addresses protesters

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Friday, addressed youths of the state who visited him at the Government House, Enugu, to press further their demand for the #EndPoliceBrutality in Nigeria, lending his support to the state government’s position as earlier presented by his deputy, Mrs. Cecilia Ezeilo, on Tuesday, as well as the decisions of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum. Ugwuanyi, who described the protest as a solemn moment for the country, called for prayers and a minute silence for the departed souls of victims of extra-judicial killings in the…

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