Obiano Apologizes Publicly To Peter Obi

Willie Obiano, Peter Obi, ObianoAnambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has publicly apologized to his predecessor, Mr. Peter Obi, asking him to forgive any wrong done to him.

The Governor, who is an old student of the Christ the King College, Onitsha as well as his predecessor, made the open plea during the burial mass of their School Principal, Reverend Father Nicholas Tagbo, at the premises of their alma mater.

He did this in the presence of thousands of former school mates and a large number of priests who were present to honor the late renowned teacher and principal known for discipline, love, forgiveness and unity.

It was an unprecedented development for the people of Anambra State who hailed Governor Obiano’s action as the best in the interest of peace and unity of the state.

Reacting to the development, Governor Willie Obiano said that although he was unaware of what the challenge was, he deemed it wise to make the move in the spirit of the Reverend Father who taught them love and forgiveness.

Former Governor Peter Obi in his reaction, said that as Christians, it is important to forgive and whatever they, as leaders, are doing, the interest of the children of Anambra State should be paramount.

The Archbishop of the Catholic Diocese of Onitsha and Metropolitan of the Ecclesiastical Province of the Niger, Most Reverend Valerian Okeke, blessed the reconciliation.

Obiano Interacts With Anambra People Resident In Abuja

Anambra, ObianoAnambra people resident in Abuja and nearby northern states have hailed Governor Willie Obiano for his performance and inclusive style of government in the state.

This was during an interactive programme tagged, ‘An Evening With His Excellency’, at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, where Governor Willie Obiano interfaced with the people on his administrative journey so far in Anambra State.

The Governor was of the belief that two years on, and in keeping to the mandate of impacting positively on the people, it was imperative for him to present himself and his administrative activities to the people for assessment.

Relaying his activities to the audience, Governor Willie Obiano touched on his four-point administrative blueprint of Agriculture, Trade and Commerce, Oil and Gas and Industrialization, as well as the 12 enablers including security, health, education, environment among others. He proudly announced that the state had excelled.

In the area of security, the Governor told the people how he, along with all the security agencies in the state, attacked the command and control centers of kidnappers, armed robbers and other violent criminals.

He talked about how he created Operation Kpochapu, donated smart patrol cars to the Police and gun boats to the Navy and launched aerial surveillance of the state during the yuletide.

He went on to present the new vision he has for the state.

The Governor’s presentation and the documentary video of his exploits in the state prompted commendation from the people.

For the former Minister of Education, Mrs Obiageli Ezekwesili and the former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Mr Simon Okeke, evidence-based policies and prudent management of resources have prevailed in Anambra State and have set the state on the path of more successes.

The programme availed the people the opportunity of asking questions on grey areas to which they also received explanations from the Governor.

Governor Obiano, having earlier held similar interactive programmes in Anambra and Lagos, again, solicited support and partnership from all for the development of the state in the face of economic challenges.

The Deputy Governor, Dr. Nkem Okeke, who also addressed the gathering, restated the difficulty in the governance process but stated that against all odds, Anambra was still on the rise.

He urged the audience to always judge the Governor constructively.

Obiano Launches Book On Achievements

ObianoAnambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has launched a book which captures his administration’s policies and programme since he assumed office.

Governor Obiano unveiled the book on Sunday at the Professor Dora Akunyili Women Development Centre in Anambra State in southeast Nigeria, as part of activities marking his two years in office.

The 588-page book captures the developmental strides of the governor in critical sectors of the state.

Governor Obiano, who dedicated the successes recorded in the book to the people of the state, appealed for more support to enable him do more for the benefit of all.

Earlier the governor announced to the people of Anambra State that a very good foundation had been laid for sustainable development in the state since the inception of his administration.

He pointed out that the development strategy of the state in keeping afloat despite the present economic crunch in the country was his ability to define his vision and mission for the state.

Governor Obiano said that the vision and mission were hinged on four pillars of his administrative blueprint – agriculture, industrialisation, trade and commerce, and oil and gas.

Obiano Proud Of Sustainable Development In Anambra

Willie ObianoGovernor Willie Obiano has announced to the people of Anambra State that two years into his administration, a very good foundation has been laid for sustainable development in the state.

The Governor made the pronouncement during a state broadcast while marking his two years in office.

He said that the development strategy of the state in keeping afloat, despite the present economic crunch in the country was his ability to define his vision and mission for the state.

Governor Obiano stressed that the vision and mission, which are hinged on four pillars of his administrative blueprint include: agriculture, industrialization, trade and commerce, as well as oil and gas.

He said that these alongside the twelve enablers have made Anambra State a socially stable and business friendly environment which has attracted both indigenous and foreign investors to come and seek wealth-creating opportunities.

Within the period, the Governor disclosed that investments valued at 3.2 billion dollars have been attracted in the state with 52,500 direct job and 200,000 indirect job prospects expected.

He appreciated the people of the Anambra State for their support since his swearing in, assuring them of more infrastructural projects, rebuilding of schools, hospitals, markets and environment.

Governor Willie Obiano said that with an impressive Internally Generated Revenue achieved through timely deployment of cutting edge technology and clinical weeding out of over 800 ghost workers in the state, the state would be transformed for good.

He also solicited the support of all and sundry to help move the plans and policies of the government forward to further stimulate commerce, strengthen security, as well as promote better social and economic life among citizens.

Governor Obiano Mobilizes Traders Ahead Of Elections

 ObianoAs the 2015 general election campaigns begin to wind up, Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has visited various markets in the Onitsha metropolis to mobilize support for APGA Candidates, ahead of March 28 polls.

Obiano visited traders at Ose Okwodu, Main market and Marine market, where over 1 million traders lauded him for his speedy transformation of Anambra State within one year.

Obiano assured the people that his commitment towards raising the status of the state to an enviable height was total, and urged them to vote all candidates of the All progressives Grand Alliance, APGA and be sure of continued and sustainable development.

The Governor, while addressing the traders, said that Anambra state would fare better if they come out massively to support his administration by voting in APGA candidates, as Anambra is an APGA state.

Willie Obiano also reminded them that they would all vote for President Goodluck Jonathan under the umbrella logo.

It was indeed a sight to behold as thousands of APGA traders shouted their support for the party and for the candidates.

The Governor also expressed confidence that victory was sure for APGA, considering his efforts in transforming the state in the areas of Security, Agriculture, Trade, Commerce and Industrialization.

Governor Obiano, in excitement said all APGA candidates can go to sleep as victory is more certain now than ever.