Bar. Orji Uchenna Orji, Commissioner for information and State Orientation, Ebonyi State, has congratulated Governor David Umahi on his nomination for the 2022 National Honours Award
The commissioner, in a statement issued on Monday, said the award was well deserved, describing it as a manifestation of the positive public opinion on the achievements of Umahi’s administration.
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Uchenna said Umahi, who is also the Chairman, South East Governors’ Forum, had distinguished himself.
The letter reads in part; “It is with a deep sense of responsibility that I convey the profound felicitations of my family, the staff and management of the Ministry of Information and State Orientation to a champion of innovative Excellency, Engr. Chief David Nweze Umahi FNSE, FNATE*, Governor of Ebonyi State and Chairman, South East Governors’ Forum on his meritorious nomination for the 2022 National Honours Award as Commander Order of the Niger (CON) by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR and for the ceremony of his investiture holding at the International Conference Centre, Abuja this 11th October, 2022.
“Your Excellency, we treasure this award of honour as a manifestation of the positive public opinion on the admirable achievements of your administration as Governor of Ebonyi State. We thank God for decorating you with the ability and passion to perform wonders capable of breaking World record of Africa’s development profile. Indeed, we are indebted to Your Excellency as a people.
“You have given face to the faceless, hope to the hopeless and meaning to the future of the people of Ebonyi State. We have been emancipated and properly positioned to control our own destiny as a people.
“Ebonyi State is now a shining light and flagship of excellence in innovative and transformative governance. We now have the best network of roads in South East built on concrete pavement of 8 inches thickness.
“Highest number of flyovers after Lagos and Abuja, beautiful roundabouts and water fountains to attract creative industry, critical infrastructure for economic regeneration such as David Umahi Federal University of Medical Sciences, President Muhammadu Buhari International Airport and Light Tunnel, State Ecumenical Centre and Shopping Mall that have no march in Africa, new Government House with formidable appurtenances including the Governor’s lodge and Office.
“The Presidential Lodge and Exco Chambers. The State First Lady’s office and Government House Chapel, other massive investments in agriculture, education, health, human empowerment, creation of physical and social environment as well as friendly legislative framework that will attract private sector investment and industrialization in Ebonyi State
“While we thank Mr. President for recognizing the efforts of our dear Governor in building a nation of our pride, we pray God Almighty to continue to lift our Governor in bounds as he brazes for greater service to our fatherland. Once more, congratulations to the Grand Commander of Infrastructural Development and Ebubeagu 1 of South East.”