Friday 23rd June, 2017
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ASTPA hails Obiano on security in Anambra

ASTPA hails Obiano on security in Anambra

The president of Anam­bra State Towns People Association (ASTPA), Abuja, Engr Ikechukwu Iwe­nofu has hailed Governor Willy Obiano for his perfor­mance as it affects security in Anambra state.

ASTPA has last Sunday organised a thanksgiving at the Catholic Pro-Cathedral in Garki, Area 3, Abuja.

The president gave the commendation at a recep­tion organised by the Asso­ciation after the thanksgiv­ing. He said that he observed that initially, Onitsha and other parts of the state were no-go-areas, both day and night, but noted with happi­ness that with Obiano at the helm of affairs in the state, the problem posed by inse­curity has become a thing of the past.

Iwenofu also spoke at length of other areas he be­lieved that the governor ex­celled, even as he urged all the citizens to come out en­masse to ensure that Obiano is returned to office in the next governorship election in the state. Earlier in his remarks, the chairman of the occasion, Chief Charles Mbanefo spoke at length on the performance of the gov­ernor and urged him to keep the tempo.

In response, the governor commended the Associa­tion’s members for promot­ing unity among themselves in FCT as well as coming out enmasse to thank God for the innumerable things He has been doing for human­ity. He spoke on his perfor­mance in the area of agricul­ture for food security and for export.

Speaking on the oncom­ing governorship election in the state, he advised those who registered in other states not to take the risk of casting their votes with such cards in Anambra. For solution, he informed that such people to go to the appropriate au­thorities transfer their voters’ registration to the state.

He gave N2 million to the Association as a support from his government, just as he spoke on the need for his reelection to enable him fin­ish what he has at hand.