The Executive Chairman Ukwuani Local Government, Hon. Barr. (Mrs) Benedicta Ndudi Osakunih-Izuegbu has congratulated the newly appointed Chairman of the Ukwuani Local Government Local Education Authority Board, Hon. A. O Nwachukwu whom she described as an astute and seasoned educationist.
Hon. Osakunih-Izuegbu while playing host to the Chairman in her office, felicitated with him on his well-deserved appointment and thanked Hon Nwachukwu for remembering to come to say thank you just as she called on him to see his appointment as a call to service.
She noted that the appointment was not made out of prejudice but that after a thorough search for a seasoned, professional and experienced teacher whose emergence as the board chairman will usher in a new phase in education in the Council area, Hon. Nwachukwu’s stood out.
She further said that activities that will inspire the children and influence the parents to their children’s quality education should be put in place as education is the bedrock of any society.
Describing Umutu as strategic partners in Ukwuani politics, Hon. Osakunih-Izuegbu pledged to do her best in spreading infrastructural development evenly across the council area even as she pleaded for peace as no meaningful development thrives in an atmosphere of rancour.
Earlier in his speech, the appointee, Hon. A. O Nwachukwu promised to bring positive change to the Ukwuani Local Education Authority Board while assuring the Executive Chairman that he will carry out his duties diligently without fear or favour. He further assured Hon. Osakunih-Izuegbu of their continuing support of Umutu community to her administration.
Meanwhile, Chief Ezebor who also spoke at the occasion, pleaded with the Chairman of the council to revisit the abandoned Umutu Ultra-Modern Market; the deplorable roads and help restore electricity to Umutu and the neighbouring communities that have been in blackout for almost two years now.