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IFEANYI UGWUANYI

Enugu Hausa Leader Begs Hosts: ‘Let’s Be One’

The leader of the northern community in Enugu State, HRH Sarki Yusuf Sambo has appealed to residents to appreciate the diversity of the country see non-indigenes and Muslims in the State as brothers and sisters. Speaking with THE WHISTLER in Enugu, Sambo, who is also the Sarkin Hausa in the state as well as member of the Enugu State Peace and Security Committee, was reacting to recent allegation that Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi was planning to build a Muslim Centre in the State Capital. “We are one people from one…

Giant Strides Of Gov Ugwuanyi In Ogbete Main Market

It is obviously not an overstatement that traders in Enugu State are in the forefront of the biggest beneficiaries of Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi-led administration since its inception on May 29, 2019 till date. Specifically at Ogbete Main Market, the Ugwuanyi administration created an ambience and conviviality, which have given the traders a cause to believe that they are part and parcel of the state. Before the Ugwuanyi administration came on board, the plight of traders, both as individuals and collectively, was that of…

Igboeze South LGA Under Gov Ugwuanyi: The Journey So Far

Igboeze South is indeed among the fortunate local government areas in Enugu State under Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration. From May 29 2015 till date, Gov Ugwuanyi tremendously affected the people of the area both infrastructurally and direct interventions. The Ugwuanyi administration constructed some strategic road projects and public buildings that were in a dire need of intervention before he came on board. They include the first phase of the 1km Iheaka-Ibagwa-Alor Agu road; five classroom blocks at Uhunowere…

Enugu SME Centre, Actualizing Gov Ugwuanyi’s Socio-Economic Agenda

At the onset, Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi did not mince words that his primary purpose of seeking political office in 2015 was to develop Enugu State. The governor also stated upfront what he intended to do with government resources and services. On oath on May 29, 2015, he swore to make government resources and services available to create a level playing field for anyone who is willing to make a living, create wealth, send their children to school, and live in a secure environment. Over the past four years, the…

Gov. Ugwuanyi Propelling State Fire Service To Crescendo

Up until 29th May, 2015, the Enugu State Fire Service was in a cul-de-sac. Victims of fire disasters then were left to grope for assistance that never came. The only succour, when fire struck, came from neighbours and sympathisers whose efforts were usually insufficient. This inefficiency led to huge losses of lives and property. The Service then had only one water tanker, and ten fire trucks out of which only one was functional. Similarly, the Service did not have safety kits for over twenty years; while its hazard…

Otedola Fulfills Promise, Gives Christian Chukwu $50,000 (18m) For Medical Treatment

Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola has fulfilled a promise he made to former coach of the Super Eagles, Christian Chukwu, to foot the medical bills for a treatment he has to undergo outside the country. Otedola promised to foot the bill of the former captain of the national team following reports that he was battling with prostate cancer. In fulfilment of the promise, the COO of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd (one of Otedola’s companies), Philip Akinola, presented a cheque of $50,000 (18,000,000) to Chukwu on…

Christian Chukwu: Enugu Government Reacts To Stories About Former Eagles’ Captain

The Government of Enugu State has disclosed that it will not hesitate to respond appropriately if at any time the hospital doctors or the Christian Chukwu family indicate that oversea treatment is required for the former Super Eagles’ coach who is presently ill. It was reported that Christian Chukwu took ill April 8 and needs $50,000 for medical trip abroad to save his life. The government maintained that Chukwu is not a destitute old man abandoned to his fate in the face of an emergency health situation It…

APC Leads PDP By Six States In Governorship Election Declared

The All Progressives Congress, APC is presently ahead of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in the list of winners declared so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC INEC declared winners in 22 of the 29 states where the governorship election held on March 9. The ruling APC has thirteen 13 states while the PDP has nine. The exercise has been declared inconclusive in six states while the results of two were undeclared as of the time this report was filed. Below Is A Table Of The Winners…

Imo PDP Rally: How Can Tinubu Celebrate Ignorance? Secondus Mocks Buhari’s NTA Interview

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has said the 2019 presidential election is going to be between an “incompetent” President Muhammadu Buhari and an “energetic and competent” Atiku Abubakar. Speaking at the Imo state presidential rally of the PDP, Secondus slammed the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and other leaders of the ruling party for celebrating ignorance. “Let me inform all of you that this election is about the…

Fact Check: Are South East Governors Working For Buhari?

South East governors have recently been alleged to be canvassing for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election into office in 2019. Governors from the South East are: Willie Obiano of Anambra State, David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state. While three of the states are controlled by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Imo state is controlled by the All Progressives Congress, APC and Anambra is controlled by the All Progressives Grand…