BY KENECHUKWU OFOMAH
The State Government is to commence disbursement of money to communities for the second round of the 20 million per community choose-your-project initiative today.
Governor Obiano who noted that most communities have completed the first phase and have applied for the second round, explained that the initiative is one of the numerous measures including prompt payment of workers salaries and the economic stimulus package, introduced by his administration to keep the economy of the state viable.
These measures he pointed out, was the reason why Ndi Anambra did not feel the impact of the present economic recession instead, they enjoyed a robust economy that availed a lot of wealth creating opportunities especially in the agricultural sector.
The Governor emphasized that Anambra under his watch, has remained relevant at the national and international levels with its success stories in rice production and vegetables export, adding that his exploits in the Agricultural sector will guarantee food sufficiency in the State.
Governor Obiano who also revealed that work has commenced on the Umueri International Airport City Project which his administration is doing in partnership with Orient Petroleum and a Chinese Consortium, said the benefits the project will yield for the state and its future leaders are enormous.
While urging Ndi Anambra to have confidence in the ability of his administration to continue to pursue programmes and policies that will affect their lives better, Governor Obiano assured them that he remains deeply committed to keeping his social contract with them.