Ngozi MaryAnn Ngene
In an effort to provide clean water and encourage sanitation, the Enugu State Government has inaugurated one motorized Borehole and seven number of Solar Powered Boreholes at Umumba Ndiuno in Ezeagu, Ogige market, Magistrate and High Court in Nsukka ,Orie Orba in Udenu ,lbagwa Aka in lgbo Eze South, two numbers in Eke Ozzi Market Ogrutte-Enugu Ezike in lgbo Eze North Local Government Area .
Inaugurating the Boreholes which is dear to the rural dwellers, the Governor of Enugu State ably represented by Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Hon Barr Mellitus Eze Ugwuorie said that His Excellency constructed the Boreholes to enhance the dignity of state judiciary and promote efficiency, productivity while also increase the confidence and convenience of the Court users.
Barrister Mellitus Eze Ugwuorie stated that His Excellency Rt Hon Dr Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi resolved to do all that is necessary to ensure that Judiciary in Enugu State are not only empowered to deliver it’s mandate as an independent arm of Government but also rank among the very best in the country.
He describes His Excellency Rt Hon Dr Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as a hardworking and God’s gift to Enugu State praying that Almighty God will bless him and give him, his heart desires.
He confirmed that His Excellency appreciates the cooperation of the Chief Judge of the State His Lordship Hon Justice N P Emeghelu for her continued offer to the State Government avowed resolve of His Excellency, the Governor to entrench the rule of law of the State.
The Chief Judge of the State Hon Justice N P Emeghelu ably represented by Justice R O Odugwu thanked His Excellency for sinking two Boreholes at the Magistrate and High Court…’Governor Ugwuanyi by his gesture demonstrated the importance of Judiciary in his administration.
He emphasized that the newly installed Boreholes would go a long way in ensuring that the court premises are kept clean at all times and a conducive environment created for court users, also will remove cost of buying water on the the judiciary…’clean environment adds to the ambiance and positive impact on people in the environment.
He recalled on June 5 2020 how Governor Ugwuanyi during the Commissioning of the new Magistrate and High Court promised to construct Boreholes at both courts described the days event as a case of promise made and promise fulfilled.
He explained that under Governor Ugwuanyi watch Enugu State Judiciary and Executive have enjoyed a harmonious working relationship which has engendered peace and unity as well as the massive infrastructural development witnessed in the various Judicial Division and Magistrate Districts of Enugu State.
He reiterated that the Enugu Judiciary will continue to align with the program and policies of the administration of His Excellency, the Executive Governor of the State. The Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area Hon Barrister Cosmas lbeziako Ugwueze describes the day as another day to glorify the Lord ‘ l don’t know how to express my joy other than glorify the name of God who who made Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi the Governor of Enugu State.
He said that Governor Ugwuanyi has done well for Enugu State and the entire Judiciary, confirming that Enugu North Senatorial Zone has benefitted from the largesse of democracy dividends of His Excellency, the Governor of Enugu State.
He prays that His Excellency, the Governor continues to do good to the people of Enugu State, God Almighty will bless him with good health, wisdom and sustained humility.
In related development, Commissioner for Local Government Affairs Hon Barr. Peter Okonkwo who represented the Governor of Enugu State, His Excellency Rt Hon Dr lfeanyi Ugwuanyi inaugrated the Borehole at Ogige Market confirmed that the Borehole was designed to touch the lives of the people and make it convenient for the market users’ it’s innovative, it’s caring ,it’s only a Governor with such a human face that there suppose to be water in the market servicing the needs of market ,it’s very impactful.
He advised the management of the market to maintain it and make sure that everybody benefits from it.
The Chairman of Ogige Market Dr Ngozika Ozioko (MAMA G) expressed happiness over the Borehole’l feel overwhelmed, so happy, it’s a thing of joy , nothing of sort has happened to this market especially at the center of the market where anybody will come in and drink water.
She promised to maintain it to the highest level ‘because we don’t know when this type of project will come to this market…l will be careful, hold it judiciously and previously, put in my efforts to make sure that this Borehole will serve the market very well.
Some notable Judiciary luminaries that graced the occasion: the Administrative Judge of Nsukka Judicial Division Justice H. O. Eya, some Justice of Enugu State High Court, members of Nigeria Bar Association and Deputy Chief Registrar of Enugu High Court.
The highlight of the occasion was cutting of the tape to inaugrate the Boreholes at various locations.