Following his widely celebrated infrastructural developmental strides in Enugu State, the Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, last week played host to some prominent Monarchs ,leader of thought from across the state at the government house .
Notable amongst the Royal fathers, was His Royal Majesty, Igwe Sunday Nwobodo , who visited the Governor with a large entourage of dignitaries from Umuisu autonomous community and his friends, who came from Lagos and beyond.
During the visit, other representatives from the seven autonomous communities of Ugwuawka, Amauzam, Amafor, Isigwe, Imeama, Ovorie , Akpaa and Umuisu , also converged at the government house to say thank you to Governor Ugwuanyi , for making life better for their communities, through the provision of needed infrastructural and other favourable policies and programs, especially the creation of the seventh autonomous community, Umuisu.
All the dignitaries ,who spoke in their local dialects ,took their turn to explain in clearer terms ,what the special favors of Governor Ugwuanyis’ administration meant to them ,while expressing their loyalty and unalloyed support to his government.
Addressing the Governor, Igwe Sunday Nwobodo , the Isu 1 of Umuisu autonomous community ,Nkanu East Local Government Area, expressed his gratitude to Governor Ugwuanyi, for creating an environment for harmonious conduct of all affairs of the communities and promised to perfect the essence of the foundation of peace already created through inclusive leadership .
” Your Excellency, we are grateful and appreciate you very well .we promise you that Ugwuawka is yours and our prayers for you is that ,it shall be well with you, ” Igwe Nwobodo stated.
A member of the board of trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Rex Onyeabor, in his remarks traced the antecedents of the Governor and described the kind gesture as a mere extension of the nature of his non – selective magnanimity to people around him.
” we thank our Governor so much for his non discriminatory policies ,he has ensured that every part of our state is carried along in his infrastructural development “, Chief Onyeabo said.
Another Speaker, who is a Member representing Nkanu East Constituency in the State House of Assembly, Chief Paul Nnajiofor, noted that the grass roots disposition of the Ugwuanyi led administration in keeping with his development agenda ,was responsible for the overall peace for which the state has been identified with since his inception in 2015.
” Every where Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi ,who is our governor and big father says we should stand, that is where we will stand, Nobody should deceive you , he has the capacity , blessing, divine unction ,inspiration and the mandate from Heaven”, Nnajiofor submitted.
The Chairman of Nkanu East local Government Area, Chief Uchenna Nwobodo, in his statement, thanked the governor for making the grassroots administration easier for third tier government,through his rural development program of the State government, he promised that the people of the area, would continue to give their maximum support, so as to enjoy more dividends of good governance. “Your Excellency, we thank you once, we thank you many times, what you are doing is too much, it is because of you that development is going on in Nkanu East ,” he concluded.
Meanwhile, an unanimity of acceptance was obviously observed in every mention and appearance of the new tradition Ruler, Igwe Sunday Nwobodo ,while in the same atmosphere of harmony, two of the autonomous communities, Isigwe and Ovorie, used the occasion to give indication of their renewed peaceful disposition for chieftaincy elections to be conducted for them.
Traditional rulers from neighboring communities including that of umuawalagu and Patron Enugu state Traditional Rulers Council, Igwe Abel Nwobodo, were also present in solidarity .