Hon Linda Ikpeazu (2nd right), receiving a gift from some of her constituents.
The legislator representing Onitsha North/South Constituency in the National Assembly, Hon. Lynda Ikpeazu, has commissioned a road project as part of her constituency project to the people of her constituency.
In a ceremony to mark the official commissioning of Williams Street, Odoakpu, Onitsha, reconstructed by the legislator, the lawmaker said she was compelled to embark on the reconstruction of the road as part of her promise to the people of the constituency who elected her into the House of Representatives.
She also promised to reconstruct Okposieke Street, 3/3, Onitsha; Arima Lane, Inland-Town and Tony Umeh Street, Awada; to give residents of the area a sense of belonging.
She explained that her gesture was to pay them back for their support during the last National Assembly election.
The lawmaker who used the occasion to enumerate some of her achievements in the National Assembly, disclosed that she had also assisted in securing employment for some of her constituents in some federal government-owned institutions, among others.
The lawmaker however promised to continue to render quality representation to the people of her constituency.
A constituent, Pastor Alexander Daniel, who spoke extensively on the quality representation of the lawmaker, told the audience to have confidence in the lawmaker as she had been proved to be a tested and trusted legislator as proven by her projects in the constituency.
At the DMGS area of Onitsha, Hon. Ikpeazu commiserated with families of victims of the last tanker fire out-break where she donated food stuffs and other materials to the victims and assured them of further assistance from the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA.
At the Onitsha General Hospital the lawmaker donated some medical equipment such as baby incubators, diagnostic sets, infant radiant warmers, among others. The equipment are for paediatrics section of the hospital.
While charging management and staff to make good use of the equipment, the donor, Hon. Ikpeazu, also requested the management to short-list names of two members of staff of the hospital to be trained on the use of the latest medical technology.
In her speech, the Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Dr. Mrs. Ebele Anugwu, thanked the legislator for remembering the children and the hospital in time of need, adding that the equipment would be put to great use to save lives in the hospital.
Dr. Anugwu lamented that the hospital had suffered great neglect which led to its dilapidation until the administration of former Gov. Peter Obi and Willie Obiano who lifted it from the level of degradation.
The lawmaker later visited Obiokosi Memorial Primary School and Aggai Primary School, Fegge, where she commissioned a three-classroom block and a solar- powered water bore-hole she built for pupils in both schools.