By George Samuel
The people of Abia North Senatorial zone have expressed appreciation to the former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu Uzor for the federal government’s recent approval of the erosion control project of Isiukwuato- Abia State University (ABSU) road in Isiukwuato LGA of Abia state
Abia North Constituents (ANC) in a commendation letter thanked Kalu for his unwavering determination and consistency in making the project a reality.
In Kalu’s letter made available to newsmen on Friday and dated August 14, 2019 , Kalu through the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr . Boss Mustapha, called the attention of the federal government to the plight of the people in Isiukwuato, many of whom, have suffered personal losses from the flood, that had ravaged their communities.
The Nigeria Daily gathered that the Senate Chief Whip, delivered the said letter personally to the SGF, and also visited the heads of government parastatals and agencies, saddled with the responsibilities of erosion control projects across the country.
Commending the Senator for what they described as “remarkable and historic ” , the group’s Coordinator, Comrade Uche Alex called on prominent sons and daughters of Abia State, to rally support for Kalu in actaulising his robust legislative agenda for Abia North Senatorial District.
He said, ” following the community feedback mechanism put in place by Senator Orji Kalu, shortly after his assumption of office in 2019, concerned residents and indigenes of Isuikwuato LGA of Abai state, called Kalu’s attention to the erosion challenge facing their communities.
“As always, Kalu immediately wrote a letter to this effect, which he personally delivered to the SGF.
“He also followed up with meetings with heads of government agencies in charge of erosion control projects across the country.
“Kalu, indeed used his contacts and position to ensure the project was approved by the federal government.
” How best can we thank the performing Senator other than to wish him well in all his endeavours”
The group while applauding the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government for approving the erosion control project in Isuikwuato, called on Igbo sons and daughters to use their positions either in government or private sector to advance the cause of the people.
The approval of the erosion control project along Isuikwuato-ABSU road, was disclosed by Minsiter of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Thursday.