Gov. Peter Obi yesterday flagged-off the Afor Ukpor-Umunuko- Nza Ozubulu road today amidst dancing and drinking by the people of the town.
In his welcome speech, the President General of the town, Col Anthony Ogunna( Retd) described the road as Gov Obi's wonderful gift to the town and a clear manifestation of his love for Ukpor people. His words: "Okwute, Ndi Igbo, the Ukpor people are full of praises for the excellent way you administer Anambra State generally with your ANIDS programme, which is also well manifested in our town. You are indeed an accomplished administrator. We salute your vision, courage, dynamism and devotion to duty."
Describing the Governor as "the great gift of God to Anambra State", the PG said that beyond road construction in Ukpor, that the Governor had constructed a block of 5 classrooms at St. Theresa Primary School, Ukpor; renovated the Primary Health Centre at Uboma, Ukpor; renovated the maternity ward and staff quarters of the General Hospital, Ukpor; building of a health centre at Umudike, Ukpor; provision of water supply to the community, located at Ukpor High School, though yet to be reticulated, among others.