The National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus has described Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State as a silent achiever and a prudent finance manager.
The National Chairman of the nation’s major opposition party stated this after accompanying the governor on an inspection tour of projects in the state.
Secondus who was elated at not just the number of projects on ground in the state but the quality of work done expressed surprise that despite the low receipt of allocation and two year litigations a lot has been achieved by the present administration.
He described Governor Ikpeazu as one who has kept his campaign promises by providing solution to the infrastructure needs of Abians.
According to him,”i believe that solution have been provided by the government of Abia state to the people of Umuahia and Abia at large”.
“This man is a silent achiever, this man has achieved the best for his people, he has achieved the designs in achievements and projects”, he added.
On the Abia Poultry Cluster and Multi Development Skills Centre, he explained that it is a solution to unemployment in the state if sustained.
He decried that the media has under reported the achievements of the governor and noted that PDP is the party to beat in Abia come 2019.
The Deputy Chairman, Southeast PDP, Austin Umahi,Sam Ohuabunwa,Col.Austin Akobundu,rtd,Reagan Ufomba and a former Commissioner for Information, Akwa Ibom State, Aniekan Umana who were part of the entourage expressed surprise at the achievements of the governor especially the quality of work.
They called on other state governors and the federal government to emulate Abia’s model of development.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu explained that the essence of the inspection was to ensure that the stakeholders see for themselves what is happening in Abia and bring an hear to hearsay.
He expressed delight at achieving most of his inaugural promises and reaffirmed his commitment to change Abia’s narrative before the end of the year.
The governor was accompanied by PDP stakeholders, National Assembly members, Abia. legislators, the clergy, and traditional rulers.