Abia Government has nothing to hide – Commissioner of Information

Abia information commissioner
Abia information commissioner (Tribune Online)
Abia State commissioner for information and culture, Prince Okey Kanu has made it clear that the government of Abia state, led by Dr Alex Otti has nothing to hide to the citizens.
He made this known while briefing the media at the Government House Umuahia on Monday evening on the decisions taken at the State Executive council meeting (Exco), Chaired by Governor Alex Otti.
The commissioner reacting to Media question while the Government have not furnished details of roads commission by Governor Alex Otti to Abia citizens.
Prince Okey Kanu, said that in no distant time, the commissioner for works Abia state, will give Abians details on the road projects, such as the lengths of the roads, the cost of the roads and the contractors that executed the projects through the media.
He said that most of the projects going on now are still work in progress and the commissioner for works will make the details known to Abians as the Government has nothing to hide.
He disclosed that additional three roads recently reconstructed, the Government will be commissioned as soon as installation of solar powered street lights are concluded.
The commissioner stated that the ongoing “Lighting up Abia project”, which has improved security of the state, is also aimed at creating conducive business opportunities for Abians and investors alike.
The commissioner, equally disclosed that the recently upgraded General Hospital, Amachara and the Abia Specialist and Diagnostic Centre Umuahia will be commissioned in few days time.
“Exco equally approved that the proposed Abia industrial park at Owaza in Ukwa, ground breaking ceremony will take place on the 30th, September 2023,”the commissioner stated.
The Information Commissioner and culture, equally state that Abia state will actively participate in the South East Economic and Security Summit taking place on the 28th of this month in Owwrri,Imo State, adding that the Dr Alex Otti’s government is committed to nipping in the bud criminality in every part of the state.
Also contributing during the Exco briefing, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Security ,Navy Commodore Macdonald Uba Rtd, said that the Vision and mission of the Governor is to place Abia on the global map of which security of lives and properties are key.
He noted that there have been appreciable level of security in all parts of the state in recent times along Uturu and Umunneochi axis following the “Operation Crush initiative” recently launched by Governor Alex Otti.
Navy Commodore Uba noted that government in partnership with security operatives recently demolished shanties and other illegal structures where criminals use as hideout within Lokpanta axis and advised remaining criminals in the state to relocate as government will leave no stone unturned in making the state safe for all.

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