By Amah Baldwin
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has urged members of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to make peace their watch word in Enugu state.
Ugwuanyi made it clear that irrespective of party affiliations Enugu state must thread on the part of peace, understanding and unity of purpose.
Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi
According to him, with the election behind, politicians in the state should invoke their Christian faith, go back and unite with their perceived enemies, show love to them, so that the prevailing peace for which Enugu State is known will be adequately sustained.
The governor made the remarks on the occasion of the visit to him of the people of Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area who came to congratulate him on his as Governor. According to him, “As the father of Enugu State, I want peace, I want unity, we have handed everything over to God, the election is over and it has ended in praise”.
He promised to continue to serve with the fear of God, adding: “As Enugu State is known for peace, I would want this peace to endure. I want Enugu State to remain a reference point for peace so that we can make rapid progress and get what is due to us”.
Ugwuanyi assured them of his administration’s commitment to continue to advance the cause of development in the area to improve their living standard.
The council chairman, Comrade Uwakwe Ezeja had earlier on behalf of the people of Igbo-Eze North congratulated the Governor on his resounding victory at the polls.
Ezeja promised that the people would sustain their unflinching support and loyalty to the administration.
Also speaking, the Patron, Enugu State Council of Traditional Rulers, HRH Igwe Simeon Okosisi Itodo of Essodo Kingdom, Aji, Igbo-Eze North L.GA, commended Gov. Ugwuanyi for the development projects his administration has attracted to their area, pointing out that the massive votes the people had given the governor was as a result of the love they have for him.
“Your smooth victory shows that God is behind you. It also shows that our people agreed to follow you till the end”, he said.