Obiano promises more achievements as he begins second term

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Gov. Willie Obiano, right, receives certificate of office from Justice Umeadi in Awka

By Francis Onyeukwu/Awka

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra State pledged four years of more remarkable achievements after he and his deputy, Dr Nkem Okeke were sworn-in for a second term on Saturday in Awka.

Obiano and Okeke accompanied by their wives were sworn-in by the Anambra State Chief Judge, Justice Peter Umeadi, at the Dr Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka.

Obiano said that the state was on another journey of remarkable achievements.

The governor assured the people that his second tenure would witness improvement in the provision of infrastructure, entrepreneurship and agriculture.

“As we have commenced another journey of four years, we will install CCTV cameras to further improve security across the major cities.

Chairman of Willie Obiano second term inauguration committee, Mr Ifeanyi Ibezi, former Secretary General of Common Wealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku former senate president, Dr Ken Nnamani, National Chairman of APGA, Dr Victor Oye, and his wife , during the inauguration of Gov. Willie Obiano second tenure Governor in Awka on Saturday

“We will dualize major roads in Nnewi and Onitsha and transform Awka to 21st century modern city,’’ he said.

Obiano advised people of the state to stand together with his government to bend the tide of destiny of the state.

The governor reviewed his achievements in the past four years in the areas of healthcare, infrastructure, education and security.

He assured the people that the Airport City project he promised during his campaign would be achieved.

NAN reports that the event was attended by the Governors of Delta, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa, Ebonyi, Chief Dave Umahi, Abia, Okezie Ikpeazu, Enugu State, Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state.

Other personalities that attended the event were the Obi of Onitsha, Prof. Nnaemeka Achebe, Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, HRM Dubem Iweka, the traditional ruler of Obosi, members of the National Assembly from the zone and captains of industries and religious leaders.

The event also witnessed cultural displays from different parts of the state.


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