By: Theresa Frederick & Wokoma Emmanuel
Emohua Local Government Council Chairman Dr. Chidi Lloyd approved the formation of the Local Government First Anniversary Celebration Planning Committee.
He said the anniversary celebration followed the level of peace, progress and development witnessed in the Emohua Local Government Area under his year-long administration in the region.
The members of the committee are Chief Vincent Chukwu and Victor Benjamin, who would serve as chair and secretary respectively.
The other members are: Peter Wogbo, Bright Jossy-Elendu, Solomon Ikpo, Achinike Wodu, Success Uche Okporo, Temple Oneke, Innocent Ollor, Queenet Chuku and Ekwueme Dike.
Also included are: Dr Alfred Eseda, Chidinma Nwonda, Kelvin Okoro, Jim Morrison and Steve Onuah.
Inaugurating the committee in his office, Dr Lloyd said the anniversary celebration should be a week-long harvest of projects conceptualized and completed by the Council during the first year of its administration.
He said the event will end with a special thanksgiving service in thanks to God for his grace to the government and people of Emohua LGA.
The LG boss revealed that some of the projects planned for the inauguration during the anniversary celebration which was to be held between July 11 and July 16, 2022 include the construction of a 1 kilometer Eveku road in the Eveku community. (Ward 14) in Odegu, and the Local Government Oversight Services Secretariat. building located at Mgbuitanwo Junction, along East-West Road (Ward 4), Emohua.
Other projects set to be inaugurated in commemoration of his administration’s first year in office, according to the council chairman, include the local government health center (hospital-cottage), the Emohua council chapel and the registry. weddings, council staff canteen and 20,000 gallon braithwaite water. cross-linking project, all located within the Council Secretariat.
Speaking on behalf of the First Anniversary Celebration Planning Committee, the Committee Chairman and Local Government Council Secretary, Chief Chukwu assured that the members will do their best in accordance with the directive of the Council Chairman, to ensure a successful anniversary.
Meanwhile, the calendar of events for the anniversary celebration, which the LG boss says promises to attract notable political leaders and senior government officials from Rivers State as guests, should be released by the planning committee in a few days.
The Vice President of the LGA, Hon. Mrs. Edna Nyeche, and the Leader of the Local Government Legislative Council, Hon. Mrs. Love Yenke, were among the dignitaries who attended the inauguration of the committee.