Ugwuanyi awards N600m contract for rehabilitation of 9th Mile Water project

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has awarded contract for comprehensive rehabilitation of the 9th Mile Crash Programme Water Supply Scheme to FordMarx Nigeria Limited, at the cost of N600 million as part of his administration’s determination to ensure adequate supply of potable water from Oji River, Ajali and Iva water schemes to Enugu metropolis.       This was disclosed in a statement by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Water Resources, Mr. Anthony Dubem Onyia.     He said that the contract, which has a six-month duration, will…

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Ugwuanyi donates N10m to wives of fallen heroes, NAOWA Skills Centre

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Friday, donated N5 million and 150 bags of 50kg rice to wives of fallen heroes within 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu.     Ugwuanyi also donated N5 million to the 82 Division Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA) Chapter Vocational and Skills Acquisition Centre in Abakpa Cantonment, Enugu.     The governor made the donations in a brief and solemn event to mark the Armed Force Remembrance Day, held at the Abakpa Cantonment, Enugu under strict COVID-19 Protocol compliance.    …

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Enugu Govt to increase IGR by 50% in 2021

Enugu State Government says it aims to increase its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) by 50 per cent in 2021. Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Mr David Ugwunta,  disclosed this on Thursday in Enugu during a press briefing on the 2021 Appropriation Law of the state.   Ugwunta said that such increase in IGR was one of the major objectives and targets of the 2021 budget.   The commissioner also said that the state would aim at upholding budget performance at not less than 85 per cent as well as maintain…

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Ugwuanyi inaugurates 12km Adoration-Ugwuomu Nike-GO Uni Road

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Tuesday, inaugurated the 12km Adoration -Ugwuomu Nike-GO Uni Road, reiterating his administration’s commitment to rural development in keeping with the solemn promise in his inaugural address in 2015. He said that “The major interest of government should be in the rural areas,” adding that his administration purposely captured rural development in his inaugural address to ensure that the dwellers were given a sense of belonging. The governor stated that the road will stimulate local commerce, economic expansion and enhance quality of life of…

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Enugu Farmers Hail Ugwuanyi’s Interventions In Agriculture

Farmers in Enugu State, under the aegis of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), have commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his administration’s giant strides in the agricultural sector, especially in ensuring food security in the state in spite of the daunting challenges posed by the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). The farmers expressed delight at the support and achievements of Gov. Ugwuanyi’s administration in the sector, such as “the provision of seed inputs, infrastructure and mechanization for over 11,000 farmers under the FADAMA III Additional Finance” and “the…

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Ugwuanyi swears in six Judges

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has sworn in six Judges, saying the move is to enhance speedy justice delivery in the state.     Swearing in the judges, Ugwuanyi lamented the difficulties being experienced because of death of Judges in the state.       He pointed out that the appointment of the new Judges was “a timeous” relief to the Enugu State Judiciary and people of the state.       Ugwuanyi congratulated the Judges on their well-deserved appointments and charged them to bring their expertise and the…

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Enugu schools resume January 18

The Enugu State Ministry of Education says all schools in the state will resume on January 18.   The Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uchenna Eze, said this in a statement in Enugu on Monday.   Eze noted that the decision was reached at a meeting between the ministry and major stakeholders in the education sector on Monday.           The commissioner said that all schools in the state have been advised to ensure full compliance with the NCDC guidelines for the containment of COVID-19 before resumption.  …

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