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query_builder January 21, 2020 19:51:35

By Azuka Offor :

Awka, Jan. 21, 2020 (MOI) Members of newly inaugurated Ministry of Public Utilities Facilities Monitoring Committee has received14-seater bus from the state government.

Commissioner for public Utilities, Mr Emeka Ezenwanne while handing over the bus to the committee urged them to redouble their efforts in the discharge of their duties to justify Government’s huge investment in them.

The event took place at the ministry's headquarter, Awka

Ezenwanne expressed the hope that the bus would assist them immensely as it would enable them to traverse all the nooks and crannies of the state to carry out their monitoring operation.

He said that the ministry had already contacted traditional rulers and town union leaders in all communities in the state, informing them of the inauguration of the committee.

The commissioner urged the committee members to always bear in mind that their assignment did not only entail monitoring of electricity projects, vandalised equipment and encroachment.

He said it also involved monitoring of water facilities as well as ensuring that government contractors work according to specifications.

Mr Ezenwanne reminded them of the importance that government attached to their assignment, stressing that they should always feel-free to approach his office for guidance and directives.

Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Mr Polycarp Amanzechukwu commended the commissioner for transforming the ministry within his short stay in office.

He also called on the committee members to work hard to justify the confidence reposed in them.

Chairman of the committee Mr Dozie Akunne re-assured that the committee members would work to the best of their knowledge.

Presentation of the bus to the committee members by the Commissioner for public utilities Mr Ezenwanne featured as part of the events. (MOI)