Construct Oko-Ndiowu-Ufuma road to boost agrarian activities, job creation – Philanthropist begs Soludo

A philanthropist and business mogul, Chief Joseph Onuorah has appealed to Anambra State, Prof Chukwuma Soludo to construct the Oko-Ndiowu-Ufuma link road.

He said the road would open up the agrarian communities along the axis, create jobs and employment opportunities mostly for the youths thereby arresting youths restiveness.

Onuorah who addressed newsmen on Friday, commended Soludo’s developmental strides in the past two years in office, saying the Governor has brought visible developments in almost all sectors of the economy since he assumed office.

He extolled the Governor’s unwavering commitment to infrastructural development, especially road constructions, urging him to sustain the momentum.

He said, “The ongoing construction of over 400 kilometres of roads by Soludo’s administration within his two years in office is unprecedented and phenomenal in the history of Anambra state.

“The free antenatal and delivery services granted to pregnant women and mothers by the current administration in the state has significantly reduce maternal mortality rate in the state.

“I advise the Governor to continue his massive investment in the health sector as adequate health services is key to economic development of amy nation.”

Onuorah however urged the Governor to redouble his efforts in tackling insecurity in the state, as cases of killings and kidnappings were still popping up recklessly across some local government areas and communities in Anambra south sensational zone.

He maintained that effective security network is one of the models for good governance in the developed countries of the world, even as he changed Anambra residents to alive to their responsibilities as security is every body’s business.

According to the philanthropist also known as “Deme-Deme Na Orumba”, the recent awards won by Governor Soludo, especially as the Champions Newspaper Man of the year 2023 on infrastructure and rural development is well deserved, and described the recent appointment of the Governor as the Vice Chairman, Southern Governor’s Forum as a step in the right direction.

He called on the Governor to use his new position to advocate for equitable distribution of resources by the federal government and other pressing issues facing the southeast region, especially insecurity and discrimination in terms of job opportunities and appointments in key federal government ministries, departments and agencies in the interest of peace, justice and fairness.

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