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Yuletide: Onu pays surprise visit to Umahi

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The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu,

has paid a surprise visit to Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi at his country

home in Uburu, Ohaozara Local Government Area.
Neither Onu nor Umahi spoke to the press after the visit

which was seen by a large gathering at the Umahi compound ass ending a

seemingly political animosity between the two Uburu-born politicians.

The governor belongs to the Peoples Democratic Party while

Onu, a former governor of the old Abia State, is a member of the All

Progressives Congress.
The Caretaker Committee Chairman of Ohaozara LGA , Justice

Ogbonna, described the visit  as  a sign of peace and unity in Uburu community.

''The visit has put to rest the peoples' insinuation that

Dr. Onu and our governor are not enjoying good relationship, forgetting that

both of them come from the same community'', the council chairman  said.

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He described governor Umahi as a special gift to the people

of Ebonyi State who has within a  short
time of his administration recorded much achievements.

Others that paid Christmas homage to the governor were the

state Commissioner of Police, Peace Abdallah, a delegation from the Ezza South

LGA , Association of Persons with Disabilities, Abakaliki Main Market Traders

Association and Governor Umahi's 1976 classmates in Uburu.

Addressing the people of Ezza South,Engr. Umahi  described the Ezza nation as a major force

behind his success at the April governorship election.

He saluted the courage displayed by them during the

electioneering period even in the face of intimidation.

Explaining that  the
appointment of many Ezza people as his cabinet members  was a reward for their strong support and

commitment, he promised to energise  Onueke in the first quarter of next year in

the ongoing rural electrification in the state.
The member representing
Ikwo/ Ezza Federal Constituency, Chief Lazarus Ogbee, assured Umahi of

the continued support of the people of Ezza . He said that the National

Assembly would remain focused in 2016 to make good laws that would improve the

lives of every Nigerian.