Enugu 8th assembly: Government holds pre-inaugural workshop for elected members

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Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu state on Thursday sought constructive partnership with the 24 members-elect of the State House of Assembly to accelerate development and render utmost service to the people of the state.

Governor Mbah who spoke while declaring open a two-day pre-inauguration workshop for the 8th assembly members-elect at Nike Lake Resort, Enugu, assured them that his administration would do what it takes to ensure that the constructive partnership in the service of the people of the state will be sustained.

Represented by his deputy, Barrister Ifeanyi Ossai, the governor disclosed that he was making every effort to infuse the executive arm of government with the intellectual energy needed to deliver on his mandate and fulfill his campaign promises to the people of the state.

Governor Mbah described the workshop as a step in the right direction, adding that it would extensively equip the incoming members of the state parliament with the necessary tools needed to execute their constitutional assignment.

Reminding them that quality service was expected of the new executive and legislative arms of government by the people of Enugu state, the governor said that he had no doubt that the members-elect would perform their legislative duties efficiently and effectively.

He onveyed the goodwill and felicitations of Governor Mbah to the members-elect. 

The deputy governor, Barrister Ossai explained that the governor came prepared with his mantra of disruptive innovation.

“I am left with no doubt that our people will be happy at the end of the day because there is capacity in the governor to navigate us through a complex and possibly complicated process.

“But that process is the only pathway to the great Enugu State we have all envisioned. It is the only pathway to the apex of development that we need to keep Enugu competitive and ensure that we will be able to compete with cities around Africa and the world.”

In his welcome address, the Clerk of the House, Barr. Dr. Emmanuel Okey Udaya, stated that Governor Mbah in the light of his vision and innovative approach to issues gave him the approval to organise the two-day orientation programme for Members-elect of the State House of Assembly.