The Governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has been commended by the state workers for appointing competent hands in his cabinet to achieve his programmes and policies for the people of the state.
The state workers noted that the decision of the governor to appoint committed, competent and self-motivated team will help achieve the roadmaps designed by the 12 sectoral ad-hoc committees, recently structure to review various sectors of governance for good governance.
The workers stated this when the leadership of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) led by its Chairman and Secretary, Comrade Igbokwe Chukwuma Igbokwe and Comrade Benneth Asogwa visited the Managing Director of Enugu State Housing Development Corporation (ESHDC), Hon. Chukwuemelie Agu, to congratulate him for emerging the CEO of Housing Corporation of the Year.
According to the labour leaders, the last winner of the award, was the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, when he was the Managing Director/CEO of Lagos State Property Development Corporation. Congratulating Hon. Agu, Comrade Igbokwe, who described the honour as “the highest award in the housing sector in Nigeria”, said they were delighted that a member of Gov. Ugwuanyi’s administration won it.
“We are happy, we are excited, we are proud of one of us and a man who was appointed by His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi to head the housing development corporation in this period of innovation, has made us proud in this state and has gone even beyond this state to go and make us proud in the entire country”.
The labour leader attributed the achievement of Agu to the insight of Gov. Ugwuanyi’s sound vision for rapid transformation of Enugu State in all sectors of development.
According to him, “We have been following the development in Enugu State. Our present governor appoints the right persons into the right position. Since he appointed Hon. Agu as the MD, Enugu State Housing Development Corporation, we have seen estates coming up everywhere within the metropolis and outside.”
“We have followed his achievements and seen that in terms of housing, he has promoted housing development in Enugu State to the level that people from outside this state have also come independently and made their investigations and found out that he merited this prestigious feat out of the 36 states of the federation, including Abuja.”
“When we heard the news, we said we must come to felicitate with him and congratulate Gov. Ugwuanyi for this great feat, which goes a long way to attest to the good works of his administration because now all eyes are in the housing sector including foreign investors. Enugu State workers to stand to benefit in so many ways.”
Hon. Agu while speaking on the award appreciated God and the governor of the state for giving him the opportunity and the support to achieve what the establishment was able to record so far to earn him the honour.
The MD appreciated the organizers of the event for recognizing his contributions and their scrutiny and objective assessment, adding that the feat had spurred him to do more.
“I continue to give my best until we get to where we are going”, he said.
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