Reciprocate your appointments…Abia Assembly Committee charges Mayors.

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Mayors of Local Governments in Abia State have been reminded of their core responsibility which is hinged on bringing good governance closer to the the populace.

The call was made when the Abia State House of Assembly Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in continuation of their oversight duties visited Aba South, Aba North and Osisioma Ngwa Local Governments.

Hon Chinasa Anthony, the Chairman of the Committee further hinted that the Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs committee function as partners in progress in line with the spring of synergy tilt of the Governor Alex Otti administration, adding that advanced level of development is the expectation of Abians at large from the administrators of the Local Government system.

Hon Anthony also called for synergy between the Councillors, Civil Servants and the Mayors, who are expected on their part to seek advise where necessary to drive the vision of development in the Councils.

In his contribution, the Deputy Whip and Member, Osisioma North State Constituency, Hon Iheanacho Nwogu hinted that the era of politicking and it’s shenanigans are over and called on the Mayors to totally key into the Alex Otti Revolution to birth a new Abia, which he said is very much in need.

Responding, Mayor Israel Nweke of Osisioma Local Government said he embarked on the rehabilitation of the High Court Road, which is the only assesible road to the Council which was left unattended for years, construction of drainages and installation of street lights to enhance the aesthetics of the environment and solar installation within the Council as a result of humongous bills accumulated by past local government administration which led to the disconnection of the Council.

Mayor Uchechukwu Wogu of Aba South Local Government hinted that the decay in Aba South is being frontally tackled adding that the confidence reposed in the Mayors, hence their appointments shall be reciprocated, adding that funds shall be deployed for purposes they are meant for, assuring on the preservation of monumental edifices like the Aba Town Hall which is undergoing massive reconstruction.

HENRY MADUBUIKE
Director Information, ABHA

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