Inaugurates FRSC Office Complex
By Ewa Innocent, The Sight News
Abakaliki—Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state has disclosed his intention to appoint a permanent secretary that will oversee Federal projects in the state.
The governor made the disclosure during the commissioning of Access Road and New FRSC office Complex located along Enugu-Abakaliki expressway.
Umahi, who was excited with the quality of job on the office complex and the Access road,which was named after him, said he has vowed to stop any Federal project that would be poorly or badly executed in the state.
He commended FRSC for meeting up Ebonyi standard in the execution of the projects.
”If you see a man handling public property,that is the definition of a man. This building is identical with what you do. You can see the quality of the building. You can see the finishing and I can declare,that it is a project fit to be in Ebonyi state.
”I was talking with a group of people and I said,I want to make permanent secretary on Federal projects. Somebody asked me,can you stop a federal project? I said,I can. Any body can stop any project, be it Federal,be it state or local anywhere.
”It’s your money, it is my money, we all have the right to stop a bad or badly executed project”, he stated.
In his remark, the FRSC Chief Executive, Boboye Oyeyemi thanked governor Umahi for his strong support to the FRSC, promising that he will ensure that Ebonyi state gets its fair share in the activities of FRSC,including the ongoing recruitment exercise in the commission.
The chairman of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Mallam Buckhari Bello,also thanked governor Umahi for the construction of Access road and other innumerable supports to the FRSC, describing him as a worthy friend of FRSC.
He enumerated his assistance to include; two brand new Nissan pick-up vehicles, empowerment programme for spouses of FRSC personnel, allocation of office accommodation for FRSC Driving Licensing Processing Centers at Ikwo, Onueke, Ohaozara, Ishielu, Ohaukwu, Afikpo among others.
The chairman however solicited for the allocation of land for the construction of barracks for its personnel in the state.