Lawal also used the opportunity of the visit to assure Ugwuanyi of his determination to emplace and further improve on existing policing strategies towards curbing existing and emerging security challenges in the state.
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Speaking at the event in Enugu, Ugwuanyi, who is also the club’s president, said his administration would continue to pay special attention to sports development in the state.
He also announced the payment of three months salaries of their late husbands, as well as other cash donations.
Ugwuanyi made the remarks while declaring open the zonal public hearing of the Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as amended, holding in Enugu, for Enugu, Anambra and Ebonyi states.
Obi said this on Tuesday at the fourth Adada Public Lecture organised by the Association of Nsukka Professors at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
Speaking while presenting the award to Gov. Ugwuanyi, during the AMLSN’s 15th National Annual Public Health Lecture Series, in Abuja, the President of the association, Prof. James Garba Damen, disclosed that it was a well deserved honour, stressing that the medical body chose the governor after a painstaking and objective assessment of his administration’s commitment towards the containment of the pandemic.
Gov. Ugwuanyi who made the call when he received in audience a delegation from the commission, led by its Chairman, Hon. Nasir Isa Kwarra, at the Government House, Enugu, noted that the published population of Enugu State, in the 2006 Census, which stood at 3, 267,837, was “a gross under-representation of our population size”.
Prior to the arrival of the governor, the Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), the Enugu State Fire Service and the Chairman of Enugu East LGA, Hon. Alex Ugwu, had promptly reported to the accident scene to apply safety measures towards safeguarding lives and property.
In his Sallah message, Ugwuanyi, who felicitated with all Muslim faithful, stressed that the religious event has great positive impact on the nation’s efforts in surmounting its security, socio-economic and public health challenges.
The workers who spoke, through the State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Virginus Nwobodo and his Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) counterpart, Comrade Benneth Asogwa, during the occasion of this year’s May Day celebration, held at the Michael Okpara Square, Enugu, appreciated Gov. Ugwuanyi, who was present at the annual event, for his unequalled resilience in the approval and payment of the new N30,000 minimum wage and its consequential adjustment to the state workers.
Speaking during the inauguration of the modernized Enugu State Office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), located at No. 3, Eziagu Street, New Haven, Enugu, Gov. Ugwuanyi disclosed that his administration has initiated and achieved a lot in promoting human rights and fundamental freedoms of the residents, through domestication of the Child Rights Act in the state and establishment of the Tamar-Sexual Assault and Referral Center (Tamar-Sarc) for provision of free medical, legal and counseling services for victims of rape, especially women and girls.
Speaking during an inspection tour of some projects executed by Gov. Ugwuanyi’s administration, when the standing committee of the Guild of Editors held its meeting in Enugu recently, the President of the body, Mustapha Isah, said that the governor’s massive rural development projects are commendable and worthy of emulation.
Ugwuanyi had inaugurated the commission headed by retired Justice Harold Eya.
The Coordinator of the CCB in Enugu State, Lucy Ijetta, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Enugu.
The new Commissioner of Police in the state, Mohammed Aliyu, disclosed this on Sunday when he paid an on-the-spot visit to the community.
Inaugurating the panel in Enugu on Friday, Ugwuanyi urged the people of the community to embrace peace, which his administration had strived to entrench and nurture in the state.
Ugwuanyi said that the 2021 budget estimate was 13 per cent higher than the 2020 revised budget of N169.5billion.
The denial was contained in a statement released to newsmen by the National Coordinator of the group, Dr. Edwin Obune, on Monday.
It would be recalled that Ugwuanyi while addressing the protesting youth last Saturday, disclosed that his administration had set up the panel as part of the measures to address the demands of the protesters.
Buhari made the pledge during the official reopening of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu in Enugu State on Sunday.