They made their feelings known during the inauguration of newly appointed SSA’s and SA’s at Government House, Abakaliki.
The secretary to the State Government, Dr. Kenneth Ugbala eulogized the State Governor Engr. David Nweze Umahi for the appointments describing him as the man who knows how to get it right and enjoined the appointees to justify their appointments and wished them well in their new assignments.
On their parts, the Special Assistant to the Governor, office of the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Chris Uchaji, the Permanent Secretary designate, Ministry of Special Projects, Mr. Martin Uguru as well as the member representing Afikpo South East Constituency in the State House of Assembly, Mr. Chidi Ejem described the appointees as round pegs in round holes and enjoined them to work in synergy with the state governor Engr. David Nweze Umahi to move the state to an enviable height.
In an interview, the newly inaugurated Special Assistant to the Governor on Capital Territory, Mr. Ejem Okoro, and the Former Member Local Government Pensions Board, Mr. Emmanuel Nweze and the National Chairman Governor Umahi Empowerment Beneficiaries Association. (GUMEBA) Mrs. Martha Nwankwo among others thanked Governor David Nweze Umahi for the appointment and advised the appointees not to see their calling as money making venture but as service to the state and mankind.
Governor David Nweze Umahi is one of the first Governors in the country to have appointed Special Assistants and Senior Special Assistants to assist in piloting the affairs of the state.