Briefing newsmen on the development at the end of State Executive Council meeting on Wednesday, the Special Adviser to Governor David Umahi on Investment, Prof. Ogbonnaya Chukwu, noted that the plant, which has been fully installed, would turn out its first bags of fertilizers the next day.
Author: Oswald Agwu
Also signed was a sales agreement on supply of $4 million worth of Solar Systems produced in Ebonyi State.
The Federal Government has been challenged to establish an implementation arm that would utilize the findings of the National Defence College course participants in solving the nation’s developmental problems.
The Commissioner for Education, Hon. Sabinus Nwankwagu, disclosed this at the Executive Council Chambers, Government House, Abakaliki, while briefing journalists on the outcome of State Executive Council Meeting held on Wednesday.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has set up a N3 million education foundation for the three children of the late Vice Chairman of the Ebonyi State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Comrade Samuel Nweke.
The hoodlums also inflicted injuries on others, including the state Correspondent of Vanguard newspaper, Peter Okutu, who incidentally was driving the union’s bus used for the journey
The crisis, which ensued in Onueke, headquarters of Ezza South Local Government Area and venue of the Ebonyi Central Senatorial District and Ezza South/Ikwo Federal Constituency primaries, resulted in shootings between supporters of two different factions of the party.
The godson, who also hails from the Minister’s community, Uburu in Ohaozara Local Government Area of the State, lost the ticket to the serving senator representing Ebonyi South Senatorial District, Sonny Ogbuoji.
Governor David Umahi made the call while addressing the people during the grand finale of Nigeria’s 58 Independence annivarsary and 22 years of Ebonyi State’s creation at the Pa Ngele Outta Township Stadium in Abakaliki.
The Governor, who prescribed the criteria during Sunday’s PDP gubernatorial primaries held at the Pa Ngele Oruta Township Stadium, Abakaliki, however, noted that Ebonyi people in particular and Ndi-Igbo in general have not yet taken a definite stand on whom to cast their votes for among the many aspirants.
The Ebonyi State Government has announced its plan to provide for the health insurance of elders and widows in the 2019 budget under its social welfare programme.
Umahi’s Chief Press Secretary, Emmanuel Uzor, who disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Abakaliki, noted that this was the fourth consecutive time the Governor has won the award.
The Ebonyi State Government has resolved to battle commercial banks in the State over excess, unauthorized deductions on Government accounts for the past 11 years.
The Chairman, South-East Governors’ Forum, David Umahi, gave the encouragement on Friday at the Peoples Democratic Party Zonal Office in Enugu shortly after being screened for his second term governorship race by the Screening Committee of the party
In its concerted effort to improve the education sector, the Ebonyi State Government has set plans to engage over 1,500 qualified youths to fill vacant positions in the State’s Primary and Secondary Education Boards.
This revelation was made on Tuesday by the Senior Special Adviser to Governor David Umahi on Religious and Welfare Matters, Rev. Father Abraham Nwali, at the Government House, Abakaliki
The Chairman, South East Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi, gave the charge on Tuesday at the Government House, Abakaliki, when he received in audience a Board member representing South East in the NBC, Ugonna Uzor-Kalu
An aspirant for the Ebonyi South Senatorial District seat on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Onuoha Nnachi, has described the contest for the party’s flag bearer in the zone as a battle between light and darkness.
Members of Ebonyi State Executive Council on Thursday sponsored the purchase of Peoples Democratic Party Nomination and Expression of Interest Forms for Governor David Umahi.
The Ebony State Government has indefinitely suspended without pay the Chairman and Board members of the State Pipe Production company over the vandalization of electricity generating machine.