FOCUS ON DEVELOPEMENT ,WE HAVE THE MONEY TO FINANCE IT
Gov. Obi has charged the Bishops and pastors in charge in various missionary hospitals and institutions the Government of Anambra State is erecting over 25 buildings in to double their efforts towards the completion of the various projects. He also extended this to contarctors handling different projects in the State, ranging from roads to water projects. He said this yesterday during the routine visit to some of the hospitals, including St. Joseph Hospital, Adazi-Nnukwu; Iyienu Hospital, Ogidi; School of Medical Laboratory of immaculate Heart of Mary Sisters, Umuoji; Old People's Home, Nkpor, Girls' High School, Agulu, among others, were Government is building various structures.
He Governor assured them that money is not the problem as his Government, through savings and prudence management of the resources of the State, as well as support from development partners, has enough money for all ongoing projects in the State as well as those that will be started In no distant time.
Obi, who distributed cheques totally 100 Million Naira to them, explained that Government's support for missionary schools and hospitals were informed by the fact that those institutions render quality services to the people of the State at subsidized prices. Besides, he said, Since the Government started executing projects directly through the beneficiaries; the culture of endless variations has stopped. “I am even willing to deepen my collaboration with the Church and all organizations of goodwill.
Speaking while receiving the cheque for support for Old People's home, the Superior General of Sisters of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mother Mary Claude Oguh said that in Governor Obi, Anambra State was witnessing a Governor and a leader who led by example of personal rectitude, fear of God and the zeal to build a better society for posterity. She assured him that the money given to them will be judiciously used.
At St. Joseph Hospital and Girls' High School, Agulu, Bishop Paulinus Ezeokafor said that Obi remained the best Governor Anambra has had since the creation of the State. “Whenever I say this, some people are not happy, but we cannot shy away from proclaiming obvious truth because some people prefer propaganda and falsehood"' the Bishop said. He prayed to God to give the State another Governor better than or at least as good as Governor Obi.