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Gov. Ugwuanyi receives commendation for tight security in Enugu State

By The Citizen

University dons  who converged on Enugu Governor's Lodge Tuesday night  have commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for effective leadership in the coal city state, especially over the high level of fight against insecurity in the state.

The university teachers, including  three vice chancellors were in Enugu to attend a dinner organized by Enugu state government  in honour of  the immediate past vice chancellor of  Michael Okpara University of Agriculture,  Umudike, Abia State, Professor Hilary Edeoga.

Prof.  Edeoga who took his turn during the time for speeches noted that the security status of the state was quite impressive, adding that Governor Ugwuanyi was a rare genius who, in spite of the economic crunch in the country, has continued to pay his workers their monthly salaries as and when due while also executing over nine roads reconstruction projects across the state.

He noted that the honour accorded him by Governor Ugwuanyi was historic in the sense that it was the first time a Vice Chancellor of a Federal University outside a state is being honoured by a state governor, a feat, he said, was rare in the history of the country.

Professor Edeoga also extolled the governor's giant strides in the general development of the state and urged him not relent in these efforts.

their colleague, called on other state governors to emulate the kind gesture.

The event was also attended by members of the Enugu State Executive

Council, the speaker, Enugu State House of Assembly and other members of the House, local government chairmen, friends and family members of the celebrant, among others just as several cultural troupes added much colour to the event.