Njikoka Local Government
01. PRINCE OKAFOR-AGILO CALLS FOR EFFECTIVE PARTICIPATION IN THE ONGOING CONTINUOUS VOTER REGISTRATION EXERCISE
02. WIDOW PRAY GOD TO DEMOLISH ANTI – CULT OFFICE.
03. We will not tolerate political violence – Hon Onwutaka.
Hon Onwutaka stated this while monitoring the voter registration exercise at the INEC office Abagana, Njikoka local government area of Anambra State.
Hon Onwutaka regretted that some youths were discouraged and disenfranchised from the exercise due to delay and non-availability of data capturing machines at the centers.
The S.A disclosed that the voters’ card were very essential documents for every citizen of the country, as it would be a cardinal weapon to enthrone or dethrone any government in power.
Hon Onwutaka stressed the importance of the card, especially now Anambra State would decide their political fate come November 18 this year.
He called on Anambra youths to come out enmass to obtain their permanent voters card to ensure continuity in the state.
The Special Adviser commended Governor Willie Obiano for doggedness and quick response to the needs of the people, especially the youth, saying he had reshaped the political thought of every youth by giving them a breath of fresh air in the polity.
He warned all political desperadoes whose stock in trades were to vandalize the enviable peace the state enjoys, saying the youths of Anambra would not tolerate any kind of intrigue to hijack the vote of the masses.
On his part, the Transition Chairman, Njikoka Local government area, Hon Ozor George urged every youth to be calm as his office would ensure justice and equity.
By John Ndu
04. ENUGWU-UKWU CIVIC CENTRE UNDERGOES REHABILITATION.
BY OKPALA CHISOM VIVIEN
As one of the community-choose-your-project programme of the Anambra State Government, the defunct House of Assembly now the Enugwu-Ukwu Civic Center is now undergoing renovation.
Inspecting the project, the State Deputy Governor Dr Nkem Okeke said the renovation was to restore the building to its original state and expressed satisfaction with the quality of work done on the building.
Describing the community projects as a worth while venture, Dr Okeke pointed out that communities are quite happy with such initiatives from the state government and therefore called on communities are yet to embark on their projects to do so to attract the next phase of the #20 million project to commence another choice project of such community.
05.EMMANUEL ANGLICAN CHURCH AT 100: HON NWANKWOREJOICES OVER RELIGIOUS UNITY IN ENUGWU-UKWU
The Anglican community in Enugwu-Ukwu has celebrated 100 years of christian faith and journey in the town.
Speaking during the church service, at Emmanuel Anglican church, Enugwu-Ukwu, the bishop of Anglican diocese of Awka, most rev Alex Ibezim, said that Christian should seek truth and unconditional repentance and follow God in sincerity.
He admonished the congregation to be steadfast in their service to God as those that would finish the race, and crowns awaiting them.
In his words, during an interview, the member representing Njikoka, Anocha and Dunukofia federal constituency, Hon. chief Ferdinand Dozie Nwankwo, said the religious tolerance and unity in enugwu-ukwu worth celebrating. He added that the journey of Christianity in Enugwu-Ukwu calls for celebration as it was a journey that stopped slave trade, killing of twins and rituals that take human lives as sacrifice among others.
Hon Nwankwo congratulated Anglican community in Enugwu-Ukwu for the centenary celebration.
The anniversary featured appreciation of those who contributed immensely to the growth of Anglican faith in Enugwu-Ukwu.