An unique and influential social group within the South East geo-political zone, Enugu Sports activities Membership has endorsed the re-election bid of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State in 2019.
The membership gave the endorsement when members of its govt committee paid a solidarity go to to Gov. Ugwuanyi on the Authorities Home, Enugu, on Wednesday.
Presenting their stance, the Chairman of the membership, Chief Ben Etiaba instructed Gov. Ugwuanyi that they have been “solidly behind you” and “very proud” of him for entrenching peace and good governance, disclosing that “the peace you’ve got enthroned has trickled all the way down to in all places within the state, together with within the membership”.
Chief Eitaba stated that Gov. Ugwuanyi has not solely entrenched peace within the state however has additionally enhanced safety, including that the governor has equally utilized the lean sources of the state to supply vital infrastructure and pay employees’ salaries usually, even when most states couldn’t pay.
“Your Excellency, you’ve got executed loads in infrastructural growth within the state. For example, the signature undertaking at Milliken Hill will stay indelible not simply to Ndi Enugu, however these of us who ply the highway to our villages in Anambra State and past”, the chairman stated.
He additionally counseled the governor for his bi-partisan method to governance in addition to his contributions to the progress of the membership as its president, and promised to hitch palms to marketing campaign for him to make sure his landslide victory on the polls.
In response, Gov. Ugwuanyi acknowledged that he was deeply humbled and grateful for the endorsement, particularly “coming from such a extremely revered and discerning establishment”.
The governor famous that such endorsement “definitely carries lots of weight and due to this fact, can’t be taken as a right”.
He equally appreciated the standard of management of the membership in addition to the help, solidarity and partnership it has continued to accord his administration since inception, saying that “this has vastly assisted us in our efforts to realize the brand new frontiers of growth that’s observable within the state as we speak”.