By Sunny Nwankwo, Aba
The Senate Chief Whip, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu for appointing an Abia indigene, Dr. Mrs. Uzoma Emenike as Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States, urging Ndigbo to take pleasure for such magnanimity.
Dr. Mrs. Emenike earlier than her cross-posting was Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland.
Kalu was a former Abia governor whereas calling on those that are of the opinion that President Buhari has not achieved a lot in carrying Ndigbo alongside in his administration to have a rethink.
Sen. Kalu, representing Abia North district whereas recollecting that he alongside with different senators from Abia state had kicked towards the nomination of a single particular person from Abia throughout the screening of the ambassadorial nominees final 12 months mentioned the President assured he will cross-post Dr. Mrs. Emenike to the primary embassy in the world, the US.
He additionally thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for holding his promise.
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“I advised them you’ll be able to’t convey one title right here and the President assured us that he will cross-post her from Ireland to Washington DC and that was why I stored quiet. It didn’t simply occur by likelihood.
“Today, it’s a reality and we thank him for that and all other interventions in Eastern Nigeria,” he mentioned.
He added that his infrastructural interventions in the South East area level in any other case.
He emphasised that the street infrastructure the present administration has accomplished in the South East area has eased the transportation burden of the individuals particularly alongside Umuahia-Enugu expressway, Isuikwuato-Ovim erosion management challenge facilitated in collaboration with Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejiocha, member representing Isuikwuato/Umunneochi federal and Dr. Uche Ogah, Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development.
According to Kalu, some of the roads in Aba, the industrial nerve of Abia State are being reconstructed by the federal authorities by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), insisting that the present administration means nicely for Ndigbo.
He expressed optimism that if the federal authorities intervention in the area continues, roads in South East will be considerably improved.
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