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 government will take care of all the medical bills to any level and urged the management of the hospital to give the victims adequate medical attention.
The governor was accompanied to the visit by the President General, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo; the Deputy Minority Leader and member representing Aninri/Awgu/Oji-River Federal Constituency, Rt. Hon. Toby Okechukwu; Member representing Enugu East/Isi-Uzo Federal Constituency, Hon. Cornelius Nnaji; Chairman, Enugu State Council of Traditional Rulers, Amb. Lawrence Agubuzu; wife of the former Premier of the Eastern Region and Nigeria’s first President, late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Prof Uche Azikiwe; leadership of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), former Minister of Women Affairs, Chief Mrs. Josephine Anenih, Enugu State youth and student leaders.
Others were the Chief Whip of Enugu State House of Assembly and member representing Awgu North Constituency, Hon. Mrs. Jane Eneh, the Chairman of Awgu LGA, Hon. Pedro Nwankwo, the founding Director of Women’s Aid Collective (WACOL), Prof. Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, among others.