Anambra State Govt Installs Over 1000KM Street Light Facilitates in some parts of the State. The Anambra State House of Assembly Committee on Public Utilities has expressed its commitment to partner the Ministry of Public Utilities in the provision of social amenities in the state.
The Chairman of the Committee, Honourable Emma Nwafor disclosed this when the Committee embarked on familiarization visit at the ministry in Awka.
House of Assembly Correspondent, Chukwuemeka Modilim was there and reports that according to Honourable Nwafor who is the new chairman of the Committee, the meeting was designed for the Committee to familiarize with the Ministry as well as identify areas of partnership to guarantee the actualization of Governor Willie Obiano’s vision for the state.
Honourable Nwafor commended the efforts of the Obiano administration in the area of public utilities, especially street lighting, which he noted has given the state a face lift.
The Lawmaker called on Ndi Anambra to take full ownership of government projects in their communities and desist from vandalizing street lights as he said that anyone caught in the act will face the full wrath of the law.
Receiving the Committee, the Commissioner for Public Utilities, Engineer Emeka Ezenwanne informed them that the present administration has installed over one thousand kilometres of street light, while maintenance of the facility will soon commence to ensure they run optimally.
In the area of electricity, Engineer Ezenwanne disclosed that Governor Obiano has extended electricity to Mkpunando, Eziagulu-Otu, Enugu-Otu, Umueze Anam among others that had existed for long without electricity to give them a sense of belonging.
He stated that in no distant time, Otuocha and Obizi water schemes, which are powered by the State Government in partnership with the European Union, will soon commence reticulation of water to communities in the state to end the scarcity of water ravaging the state.
The Commissioner further revealed that the Obiano administration has supplied more operational vehicles to the Anambra State Fire Service, increase their allowances as well as employed more staff for the Agency to enable it discharge their duties creditably