Obukpa appeals to govt to construct Elu-agu Ibagwa-Ani link road
The Igbo Socio-Cultural Organization operating under the umbrella of Obukpa Development Association (ODA), has appealed to the incoming administration in Enugu State, to construct the major road that linked the community, with no fewer than four other communities, in Nsukka local government area.
The apex Obukpa cultural association, also, provided respite for the sick and indigent families, as part of its Christmas and New Near Outreach to less privilege members of the community.
President General, National Obukpa Development Association (NODA), Chief Mike Ugwuanyi, said, this while declaring open the 2022 launching for the development project in Obukpa Community.
He said: “We have planned a free heath outreach to take place simultaneously in Owerri and Elu-agu Obukpa on the 28 of December, 2022. Owerri venue will serve Owerri and Ejuona while, Elu-agu venue will serve Obige and Ogba-agu respectively”.
He explained that the health outreach is sponsored by Erudite Club of Obukpa, Enugu State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Emzor Pharmaceutical and number of other pharmaceutical trading companies with strong Obukpa connection.
Barr. Ugwuanyi also, revealed that the road from Umeano junction, through Elu-agu down to Ibagwa-aka is being constructed free with solar street lights already installed by JRB Solar Investment Limited, a private company owned by Osun state born Rauf Badamosi.
“It is the desire of Obukpa Development Association that concerted efforts should be made by all and sundry to commence a structured and sustained development of Obukpa through self-help, attraction of development projects from the government and its agencies, companies and benevolent individuals”.
The President General said, development of infrastructural facilities such as technical skill acquisition and entrepreneurial skills are sine qua non for the progress and security of Obukpa as a whole.
Mr. Ugwuanyi concluded that there is need for charity, putting smiles on the faces of the under privileged in terms of food, clothing and medication.