The new TC of Aguata, Hon Echey Ezeibe (5th from left) poses with some management team and staff of the LG as well as some APGA stalwarts. Hon Ezeibe is flanked on his right by the member representing Aguata I Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon Dr Ikechukwu Umenwa and the Anambra South Zonal Chairman of APGA, Chief Titus Anagbogu, and on his left by the Aguata LGA APGA Chairman, Hon. O.C.J. Ezechukwu and the Head of Local Government Administration of Aguata, Chief Robert Jideani.
The new Transition Chairman (TC) of Aguata Local Government Council, Hon. Echey Ezeibe has called on all the worker of the Council to join hands with him and the new transition committee members in his vision of moving Aguata Local Government Area to greater heights.
Hon Echey Ezeibe, who made the call during the official hand over to him as the new Council boss by the Head of Local Government Administration of Aguata, Chief Robert Jideani at the Council headquarters on April 3, 2017, enjoined the LG workers to redouble their efforts at worker for greater productivity.
The new LG boss promised to run an open door policy and called for positive ideas and strategies from public spirited individuals for way forward. He assured prudent management of resources at all times for the benefit of the Council and the staff without reduced productivity.
Ezeibe said the laudable policy of His Excellency, Dr Willie Obiano on local government workers shall remain a top priority in his administration. He advocated for all hands to be on deck to step up the four pillars of Gov Obiano's administration for more democracy dividends in the area.
Hon Ezeibe, who expressed his delight over Gov Obiano's giant strides in Anambra State especially, in security, prompt payment of workers' salaries, N20M community development fund for every community and road rehabilitation, scored the present APGA Government high in development. He promised to, with the assistance of the workers, foster grass-roots developments in line with Obiano's community development programme. This was even as he appreciated the workers for the welcome they accorded to him and his team, and assured them of due honour to the various cadres of the civil servants of the LG.
Speaking on the occasion, the member representing Aguata I Constituency in the Anambra State House of Assembly, Hon Dr Ikechukwu Umenwa expressed his delight over the rousing welcome the Council workers gave to the chairman, praying that such good relationship continues. Hon. Umenwa urged the new Council boss to carry everyone along in his administration, study the good ideas on ground before introducing his own and continue the developmental initiatives of his predecessor.
On his part, the Anambra South Zonal Chairman of APGA, Chief Titus Anagbogu commended the developmental strides of APGA in the state, saying that the developments carried out by APGA in the last 12 years in Anambra State cannot be matched by any other party.
Chief Anagbogu solicited for more support from all for the working APGA Government of the state.
Also speaking, the Aguata LGA APGA Chairman, Hon. O.C.J. Ezechukwu commended the LG administration for the smooth hand over to the new TC chairman. Ezechukwu, who urged the Council boss to carry the party members along in the LG, extolled Ezeibe for the good working relationship he initiated with the workers.
The Head of Local Government Administration of Aguata, Chief Robert Jideani on his part, called on Hon Echey Ezeibe to make the interest of the local government and that of the workers his priority so as to win the confidence of the people. Jideani assured the LG boss of the workers unalloyed support and wished Ezeani a fruitful administration.
In their separate speeches, the chairman of Nigerian Union of Local Government Employee (NULGE), Aguata, Comrade Eucharia Ezenwa and her immediate predecessor, Comrade Helen Okeke, described Anambra State as blessed with the prompt payment of workers' salaries as well as other benefits and entitlements by His Excellency, Dr Willie Obiano, the alert governor.