Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has awarded contracts for the execution of one other set of growth tasks totaling over N3.2 billion.
This is consistent with his renewed vigour to supply huge infrastructure within the state.
It could be recalled that hardly two weeks in the past, the state authorities awarded contracts for city and rural growth tasks totaling over N1.7 billion.
Rising from a gathering of the State Executive Council held yesterday on the EXCO Chambers of the Government House, Enugu, the Commissioner for Information, Mr Chidi Aroh, whereas briefing newsmen, disclosed that the council, upon the request from the state’s Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP-2), authorized the asphalting of 26.665km Ukpabi-Nimbo-Ugbene Ajima-Eziani street in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area on the sum of N1,090,631,422.12.
Aroh added that the council additionally thought-about and authorized the request from RAMP-2 for asphalting of one other inter-community hyperlink street, the Neke-Mbu-Ogbodu Aba-Obollo Etiti street – a 22.443 km street that connects Isi-Uzo and Udenu Local Government Area – at the price of N913,434,678.045.
He defined that the council graciously authorized the 2 roads due to their significance in linking and offering entry to a number of communities consistent with the agricultural growth coverage of the Ugwuanyi administration.
Also authorized by the council was award of contract for the development of the Nsukka Township Stadium (Phase One) on the sum of N996,426,670.80.
According to Aroh, the council equally authorized the transforming and renovation of the Abuja Building, Government House, to make sure environment friendly administrative service supply; development of fence, pavement, surfacing, landscaping and beautification of the newly constructed State Customary Court of Appeal headquarters, Independence Layout, Enugu and provide of 300 items of bicycles to enhance the 260 autos, in addition to bikes bought by the state authorities for safety operations within the rural areas, all totaling over N400 million.
The data commissioner added that the council directed the Ministry of Gender Affairs to relocate all avenue beggars in Enugu to the state’s Rehabilitation Centre at Emene, for correct repairs and medical consideration “so that these people are properly taken care of and rehabilitated and taken back to the society as proper citizens”.
He acknowledged that the council appraised the excellent efficiency of Model Secondary School Nsukka, which emerged the fifth finest faculty in public class within the nation, on the latest Federal Government’s academic awards and “approved the institution of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s Award of Excellence to the best primary and secondary schools in the state”.
Aroh identified that an award will probably be held yearly, disclosing that the winners of the secondary faculty class, throughout the three senatorial districts of the state, for yearly will every obtain “a brand new bus from the state government”.
The commissioner additional disclosed that “the council approved the immediate purchase of a brand new bus for the Model Secondary School Nsukka, in recognition of their outstanding performance” and “the fast promotion of the principal of the varsity, Mr Obi Ezeugwuorie to Principal Special Grade Level 17, for offering the specified management.
He stated that the council equally “approved with immediate effect, the release of the result of the 2017/2018 confirmation and promotion examination in the state Civil Service”.
According to him, “this decision is to allow promotion of seven hundred and 721 persons, representing 70.34 per cent of all the people who wrote these exams for confirmation on Level 2, Level 3 and Level 4”.