Ugwuanyi Takes Over As Enugu Governor, Reads Riot Act To Tax DefaultersFeatured, News From The State Friday, May 29th, 2015
From Ignatius Okpara, Enugu – Hon. Ifeanyi Lawrence Ugwuanyi, has been sworn- in as the 4th Executive governor of Enugu state, with a call on indigenes of the area in the Diaspora to come home and invest.
He stated this Friday in his inaugural speech at the Michael Okpara square Enugu, where he formally took over the mantle of leadership of the state from his predecessor, Sullivan Chime, after taking his oath of office.
Ugwuanyi, said his administration would drive the state economy in partnership with the private sector and indigenes of the state resident in parts of the globe.
Hear him: “I wish to call on our people in the Diaspora and the business community to key more freely into the new phase of development in Enugu state”
“I enjoy their overwhelming support and good will for which I will remain grateful, now it is time for them to consummate this support by investing more at home, and using their wide network of contacts to boost socio- economic development in the state”
He promised to deploy government services to create fair and equal opportunities for every willing citizen, to make a living and create wealth, as well as provide sound education for children of the state.
He added that the administration would also ensure that citizens of the state enjoys peaceful and secure environment.
While hailing the immediate past governor, Sullivan Chime for contributing his own quota in the development of the state, via provision of critical infrastructure, he assured that his administration will consolidate on the achievements of the past government.
Ugwanyi, promised the people of the state of his administration’s readiness to lead by example, adding “that we will lead a lean government to free up resourceses and channel them to the real development issues.”
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