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Senator Uche Ekwunife flags off another road project in this Anambra community, reassures that infrastructural development remains top of her legislative Agenda (See Video and Pictures)



Linus Chukwuma Reporting

The Senator representing Anambra Central Senatorial District, Uche Ekwunife, PhD, has reiterated that infrastructural development remains top of her legislative agenda, adding that she will continue to invest in road infrastructure to achieve economic prosperity. The Senator noted that infrastructural development was important for faster economic growth and alleviation of poverty.

Ekwunife, who spoke on Friday December 17, 2021, at the flag off of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church Road, Nibo, Awka South LGA, noted that construction of rural roads would benefit Agriculture as farmers would be able to sell their products without stress of transporting to urban areas. The lawmaker pledged to continue to improve living conditions of the people through various people-focused legislative interventions.

The Chairman Senate Committee on Science, Technology and Innovation who was represented by a delegation of her project team led by former Managing Director of Anambra State Physical Planning Board, Chief Victor Okpoko noted that she attracted the road in order to fulfill her promise to the community. She noted that upon completion the project would boost commercial activities in the area.

Eulogizing the federal lawmaker, the Vicar of St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Rev. Fr. Kenneth Kenechukwu Okafor described Ekwunife as a “talk and do” lawmaker who keeps to her political promises. He stated that the people of Anambra state have been echoing the positive impact of Ekwunife in the state.

Speaking further, the cleric on behalf of the parish priest, Rev. Fr. Sylvester Dunu, and the entire Parishioners commended the lawmaker for her developmental strides across the district, praying God to grant her heart desires.

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“When we were newly posted to this parish we heard that Ekwunife promised to construct this road and today we are excited and here to witness the flag-off ceremony”, he concluded.

According to the Chairman of PDP ward II, Mr. Daniel Okpeke, we are here to witness the flag off of this crucial road, it is one of the campaign promises the Senator made to the good people of Anambra Central Senatorial District and we are delighted that it is a reality.

In her brief remarks, Mrs. Florence Ekwunife said that the road is a great project, adding that it will improve the socio-economic activities of the people of the community. She further noted that the federal lawmaker was doing a wonderful work in Nibo and would be supported to return to the National Assembly

Engr. Tochukwu Kalu who spoke on behalf of the construction firm assured the community that the road would be completed within the time frame.

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Vincent Onyegaegbochi Okoye (born 23rd April) is a Nigerian blogger, writer, entrepreneur and a librarian. Born and raised in a Catholic Family from NRI in anaocha local Government Area of Anambra state, Nigeria, Graduated from Delta state university, Abraka, in the year 2018 where he studied Library and Information Science.

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