- Projects Oversight: Ebonyi ALGON Chair Replicates Umahi’s Giant Strides In Ohoazara
Chairman of the Association of Local Government Of Nigeria, (ALGON) Princess Nkechinyere Iyioku, who doubles as the Executive Chairman of Ohoazara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State is no doubt replicating the giant strides of the State Governor, Engr David Umahi in areas of Keen interest towards ensuring the welfare of her people.
In a journalists sight seeing tour of her numerous projects in Ohoazara Local Government Area, her midas touch in infrastructures, education, health, human empowerment, security and good governance is a reflection of the fact that she governs her people with the fear of God.
While Interacting with the former leader of Ohoazara legislative council, Hon. Ogbonnaya Okorie Ekpe, who is currently serving as the supervisory councilor for works to Ohoazara Local Government, he said; “she has taken the blueprint of His Excellency, the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr David Umahi.”
“One of the basic thing She did was to set up a committee for monitoring the educational activities in the Local Government, which has proven Excellent because our students are coming out with good results.” Ekpe said.
He noted that back in 2017 when she resumed office as the Executive Chairman, the education system wasn’t as much enticing as it is at the moment, but with her experience as a former education supervisor, she has been able to change the narratives.
Epke, disclosed that Princess Inkechinyere Iyioku has built class rooms at Obiagu, Igwebuike and Ugwulangwu Primary school respectively as well renovated secondary schools in the LGA and equipt them with modern facilities to improve learning for her people.
While observing her achievements in the area of infrastructures, journalists observed she has constructed and completed a 1Km road from the council headquarters leading to brass filling station in Obiozara.
The ALGON chairman, has also built and furnished a modern lodge facility for the council as well as constructed a modern police station with perimeter fencing, in collaborations with the State Government.
Other projects she has executed includes a 70% completed Admin block with 10 offices at the Local Government headquarters, an admin block for the Department of State Security Service, (DSS) as well as the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, (NSCDC) and a Customary Court.
Princess Iyioku, has also renovated and equipt the corpers lodge at the LGA, renovated the Ebonyi State Independent Electoral Commission, (EBSIEC) office as well built a pavilion for schools and community sporting activities.
“She dug a new borehole at the urban health center in Okposi and built a functional health center in the area,
“As I speak it has been completed, she has also created an enabling environment for workers to attend to people with medical needs.” Ekpe explained.
Journalists have learnt that Princess Iyioku has been organizing an annual sports tournament to unite youths of the three communities of Uburu, Okposi and Ugwulangwu, within the LGA.
“She has been sponsoring the sports tournament and provided the necessary materials needed such as thier custumes and welfare to encourage them.” He said.
Her numerous empowerment projects ranges from distribution of materials such as motorcycles, tricycles as well mini buses and sienna cars to encourage the people into transport business.
It gathered She has also empowered the youths and women with industrial sewing machines and equipt them with the necessary start up funds to enable them operate business comfortably.
“Last year, virtually all the wards in the Local Government Area have received cash sums of money depending on thier various areas of passion, vision and dream, she always channel her empowerment inline with the people’s passion and talents, she believes in adding value to people.” Ekpe told the media.
According to the work supervisor, She has supported the State Government and empowered over 100 youths to aid the security agencies in protection of lives and properties of the people.
Notable amongst which includes the distribution of motorcycles and other paraphernalia in collaborations with the Police and other security agencies towards the safety of the LGA.
Princess Inkechinyere Iyioku has no doubt established her feet in gold and her numerous achievements cannot be overemphasized or contained in a single write up hence, she is replicating the giant strides of the State Governor, Engr David Umahi in all ramifications, as if to say like Governor like ALGON chairman, like Ohoazara Council boss.