By Mashe Umaru Gwamna
The Minister of Works, Engr David Umahi has assured road users that his tenure as the Minister of Works will ensure that the roads are put in proper conditions for all Nigerian.
The Minister stated this in his address at a reception in his honor by the Ebonyi State Government in yesterday in Abuja.
This was contained in a statement signed and issued by Blessing Lere -Adams
Director of Information.
Press & Public Relations Unit
FMWH, said Umahi thanked President Ahmed Bola Tinubu for finding him worthy of the appointment.
He said, “Let me thank Mr. President so much, I also ask the people of the South East to thank him, Mr President has shown us, love, Mr President has shown us inclusiveness, Mr President has challenged us.”
The Minister pledged that Nigerians will witness vigor, diligence, and commitment to road Infrastructural development under his watch.
He added that any road constructed under his leadership will stay for more than six years without the need for maintenance.
Umahi appreciated Ebonyi State Governor for organizing such an event in his honor
Similarly, Senate President,Godswill O. Akpabio, who was represented by Deputy Senate President Sen.Barau Jibril, eulogized the Minister and expressed confidence that he will make a remarkable achievement in his Ministry.
Also speaking, In his goodwill message, the Ebonyi State Governor, Nwifuru Ogbonna, thanked the President for appointing an Ebonyi son to oversee the Ministry of Works while congratulating the Minister and the people of Ebonyi State for the opportunity.
Ogbonna assured the President on behalf of the government and people of Ebonyi that the choice of Umahi is one of the best as he will deliver and give Nigerians the best haven like he changed the face of Ebonyi state.
Earlier, Imo State Gov. Sen.Hope Uzodimma thanked God Almighty for the gift given to the South East and urged the Minister to replicate in the Works Ministry the good work he did in his state while he served as the Governor and even do more for Nigeria.
Dignitaries are Governor of Kogi state, Yahaya Bello Chief Bisi Akande, the immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation,Boss Mustapha.
Others are former Governors, representative of the Permanent Secretary, Engr Folorunsho Esan and Directors of the Ministry.