Constitution amendment: Ugwuanyi advocates justice, fairness, equity

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, says his administration supports amendments of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria that will enhance the nation’s unity and prosperity in an environment where justice, fairness and equity shall prevail. He stated this in Enugu while declaring open, the zonal public hearing of the Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), for Enugu, Anambra and Ebonyi states. The Governor urged all relevant Institutions, Civil Society Organizations, Stakeholders and Enugu State citizenry to avail themselves the opportunity of the public hearing to participate…

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Enugu flags-off distribution of commodities to health centres

Enugu State Government has commenced the distribution of ” Saving One Million Lives ( Programme for Results) ,SOML(P or R)” health commodities to health centres in the 17 local government areas of the state. Declaring the event open, at the Uwani General hospital, Enugu, on Wednesday, the deputy governor of Enugu state, Mrs Cecilia Ezeilo, said SOML (P for R) is focused on interventions that address the leading cause of morbility and mortality. It ‘s aimed at improving maternal and child health. According to her, “SOML(P for R) under whose…

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IGP flags-off ‘Operation Restore Peace’ in Enugu

The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc, has flagged-off a new special operational action plan code-named “OPERATION RP” for the stabilization of security order in the South-East Geopolitical Zone of the country. The IGP launched the special operation, today, 18th May, 2021 at the Michael Okpara Square, Enugu as part of efforts targeted at returning the South-Eastern region to its historical pride of place where its people are known to be peaceful, tolerant, innovative, industrious and entrepreneurial. IGP flags-off ‘Operation Restore Peace’ in Enugu…

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Ugwuanyi urged to establish ESUT campus in Nsukka

The Concern professionals of Nsukka origin have called on Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to establishment a campus of Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT) in Nsukka zone. The socio-cultural organisation of professionals from Enugu North Senatorial District (Nsukka Zone), under the aegis of Nsukka Platform Asaba, made the call at a news conference on Saturday in Asaba, Delta State. In his address, the group Chairman, Dr Ejike Obeta, said that the call became necessary to bring the governor’s attention to need to establish the university campus…

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Minister commissions Ogun, Enugu communication centres

The Emergency Communication Centres (NCC) established by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in both Ogun and Enugu states have been commissioned by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami. The two NCC projects were part of the seven projects inaugurated by the Minister during the virtual commissioning of the batch nine of digital economy projects for a Digital Nigeria which took place at the Communications & Digital Economy Complex, Mbora, Abuja on Friday, April 23, 2021. The ECCs are deliberate projects embarked upon by the…

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NIPOST inaugurates CBT centre in Enugu

The Postmaster General of the Federation, Dr Ismail Adewusi, on Monday, inaugurated a state-of-the-art Computer Based Test (CBT) centre and mini post office in Enugu. Adewusi said that the move was one of the surest ways to achieve the Universal Postal Union (UPU) standard. He said that the essence of the UPU was to provide adequate postal services to Nigerians. “Our vision is to have no fewer than 10,000 post offices across the country. At the moment, we have close to 4,000 post offices,” he said. The postmaster general said…

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Ugwuanyi inaugurates nine-man Audit Committee on World Bank‘s movable assets, as Eya panel submits report on Oruku crisis

ENUGU State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Monday, inaugurated a nine-man Audit Committee to inquire, investigate, ascertain and take proper inventory of all the movable assets formally allocated to, or purchased by, the various World Bank/Development Partner Assisted Projects/Programmes in the state, from January 1, 2015 to date. The Audit Committee is headed by Uche Nnadi, who was sworn- in by Ugwuanyi at the EXCO Chambers, Lion Building, Government House, Enugu, as his Special Adviser, shortly before the inauguration. Nnadi until his new appointment, was the State Focal Person, World Bank/Development…

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WHO scores Enugu high in COVID-19, Yellow fever response

The World Health Organisation (WHO) commended the Enugu State government over its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and Yellow fever in the state. The WHO’s Country Preparedness and International Health Regulations Officer, Dr. Ibrahim Mamadu, gave the commendation at the Sub-national Health Security Assessment of International Health regulations (IHR) Core Capacities in Enugu. Mamadu said the state had done well in the handling of Yellow fever and COVID-19 pandemic. He urged the state to build on present capacity to ensure adequate preparedness against outbreak of diseases. The WHO official said:…

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Anglican Primate expresses confidence in Enugu governor’s leadership qualities

The 5th Archbishop, Metropolitan and Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Most Rev. Henry Chukwudum Ndukuba, has expressed the Church’s confidence in the leadership qualities of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State. Primate Ndukuba told Gov. Ugwuanyi that “you are one of the young men in politics we can look up to and have confidence that this nation has a future”. Speaking when he led his entourage to the Government House, Enugu, on a courtesy call, ahead of the grand opening ceremony of the Church’s 5-day conference, holding…

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COVID-19: 7,300 residents so far receive first jab of vaccine in Enugu

No fewer than 7,300 residents of Enugu State have so far received their first jabs of Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine on the eight-day of the ongoing vaccination in the state. Dr George Ugwu, Executive Secretary of the Enugu State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ENS-PHCDA), made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Sunday.   Ugwu said that the number represented those vaccinated as at 12 noon on Sunday.   “In Enugu State, we have given the vaccine to up to 7,300 residents without any adverse…

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