Governor Ugwuanyi to Turn Zik’s Official Residence to Tourist SiteFeatured, Latest News, News Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
Enugu State – (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – The Enugu State government is to turn the Enugu official residence of Nigeria’s first president, late (Dr). Nnamdi Azikiwe, into a tourist site.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, stated this when he visited the Onuiyi Haven, Nsukka residence of the late global icon.
He was accompanied on the visit by ex- minister of Information, Chief Nnia Nwodo; Second Republic politician, Chief Maxi Ukuta; Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area, Professor Mrs. Rose Onah and top government functionaries
The governor said they were at the residence to pay their respect and express the courtesy and goodwill of the government and the people of Enugu State.
Ugwuanyi, thanked and commended wife of the late president, Dame Professor. Uche Azikiwe for the family’s continued support and service to the state government and the entire nation.
In her response, Prof. Azikiwe, who is a senior lecturer at the university of Nigeria Nsukka UNN, expressed appreciation to the governor for the “surprise” visit, stressing that it was the first visit by any governor of Enugu and Anambra states to Onuiyi Haven since 1999.
The Zik’s widow, also applauded the governor for the developmental projects his administration has been embarking upon since assumption of office in parts of the state, and prayed God to continue blessing his efforts to take Enugu state to greater heights.
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