Obiano Inaugurates Committee To Solve Communal Dispute

Obiano, Farming SeasonThe Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, has inaugurated a 10-member panel of inquiry to look into the prolonged land dispute crises between Abagana, Ukpo, Abagana and Enugwukwu communities in Dunukofia and Njikoka Local Government Areas of the state.

The panel which has Justice Chinyelu Anigbogu as the Chairman and Mr. Nwabufor Nwankwo as the Secretary among other members is charged to determine the immediate and remote causes of the disturbances in these communities, that have degenerated to crises which claimed a life.

The Governor also enjoined them to tackle the issues courageously and make recommendations to the state government that will permanently address the crises.

The panel will also determine the major parties in the dispute and the respective roles they played, the role of law enforcement and security agencies in addressing the dispute as well as make recommendations to the state government on measures to take that will permanently resolve the crises.

The governor, however, decried the prolonged crisis among three brotherly communities as well as the setbacks it has brought on them and said the panel will not only recommend measures to end the crises in the mentioned communities but will set a template that will be used to prevent it.

The governor has assured them of his support by the state government and urged them to ensure that the remedial report is submitted within the stipulated four-month period.

Obiano Commissions Nkpor To Amawbia Road In Anambra

governor obianoThe 28.2 kilometer stretch of road from Nkpor to Amawbia, built at over nine billion naira has been commissioned in Anambra state.

Governor Willie Obiano, during the commissioning of the road at the Nkpor round about axis, commended the contractor for a quality job done.

The road which he says cuts across over seven communities which includes: Ogidi, Ogbunike, Umudioka, Umunnachi, Ukpo, Abagana, Enugwu-ukwu, Nawfia, among others, will bring huge relief for the people as traffic congestion which Nkpor Junction is known for will be a thing of the past.

The construction began in 2008, under Former Governor, Peter Obi’s administration which saw to the completion of about 13 kilometer of the road.

The governor said the commissioning was in line with his campaign promises of completing, commissioning and commencing new projects in the state.

Addressing the people, Governor Willie Obiano urged the surrounding communities and road users to take ownership of the road and avoid harmful practices that will reduce the life span of the road.

The state Commissioner for Works, Lawrence Chinwuba, explained that the road cost the state over nine billion naira and it has the full compliments of a standard road infrastructure with the lighting project to be completed soon.

The governor also commissioned the two point one kilometer PHCN road at Awada Obosi.

Governor Obiano also commissioned the 1.2 kilometer PHCN road at Awada Layout, Obosi, with its appurtenances which cost 490 million naira.