Ohuabunwa commissions health centre at Ihechiowa
* Promises more projects in 2nd tenure
By Steve Oko
The joy of the people on Uburu Ihechiowa knew no bounds Friday as Senator Mao Ohuabunwa representing the zone commissioned a health centres which he attracted in the area.
The centre is one of the Primary Health Care projects attracted by the senator to his zone.
The Senate Committee Chairman on Primary Health Care said the project was in fulfilment of his campaign promises to ensure his constituents have access to qualitative and affordable health care services.
Ohuabunwa who has been busy in the recent times commissioning projects he attracted in various communities in the district said the zone would witness more projects and federal presence in his second tenure.
He thanked the people who thronged out in their large numbers to welcome him, and solicited their continued support for his re-election bid.
Ohuabunwa urged them to be firm in their support for him and other PDP candidates, and not to be deceived by the empty promises of “those who had the opportunity to fix our zone when they were governor but smoked the rare opportunity “.
His words :“I am excited that our people are happy with the projects we have executed; it is a thing of joy that through effective partnership you have created the enabling environment for us to meet with the requests you made during the town hall meetings.
“We are paying a lot of attention to health; all over the constituency, our people are testifying that we have done very well, but, there are still many more projects to be constructed; the more we construct primary healths center’s, the more the demands for more projects.
“We will continue to do more so that we will continue to get more demands because, health is very important for the socio-economic development of our people, our state.
“We will continue to run a government that is people-oriented; I also believe that in this election that equity is something that you cannot do away with; the right of the people of Abia North to aspire for second term cannot be thrown away, if as one family, a united family in Abia State, with equity, and tolerance, we become a stronger family.
“It is our civic duty to vote and with your votes, you would have honoured the people of Abia North and stick to the zoning of political offices,” senator Mao stated at the occasions which had an array of traditional rulers in attendance.
In his speech, the Chairman of Arochukwu Local Government Council, Hon. Kalu James kalu appluaded the senator for the project and for his other giant strides at the Senate.
His words : “Our senator, the Primary Health Master of our time has done it again and we are very grateful indeed for your tenure has translated to good governance and showering of the dividends of democracy to our people.
“We will continue to testify that your land mark achievements which found expression in massive socio-economic transformation of the entire Abia north was not left to chances but, through your various articulated agenda, purposeful programme and laudable developmental projects aimed at improving our rural areas and enhancing quality of life.”
He assured him of the full support of Ihechiowa people come February 16th National Assembly poll.