By John Ndu : The Sisters’ Fellowship International has described the emergence of Governor Willie Obiano as divine manipulation geared towards intervening in the deplorable condition of the people by giving them reasons to live, especially in the present economic recession.
This was disclosed during the 30th anniversary of the Sisters’ Fellowship International held at their headquarters, Nkpor, Anambra State.
It was observed that the group which was formed 30 years ago was a non denominational Ministry of only women, cut across the country and beyond.
The Founder and the International President of the Group, Rev Mrs Nches Iredu revealed that God had in the past three years used Governor Obiano to alleviate the sufferings of the people, especially the indigent.
Rev Iredu observed that the Governor Obiano had transformed the status of the state and returned it to a glorious height, different from what the State was known in the past as a den of crime and criminality.
The Founder affirmed that Governor’s achievement on security had adjudged the state, the safest in the country, with huge resource opportunities and influx of investors, making the state the first choice investment destination and hub for industrialisation and commercial activities
The International President noted that Anambra today had stood tall among its contemporaries in education, health, agriculture, most importantly the prompt payment of salary at a point where some states owed accumulation of salaries to their workers.
Earlier in his reaction, the State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano said that his administrative blueprints were formed by his wealth of experience gathered during his early days career in lofty positions.
Chief Obiano restated the vision and mission of his administration to make the state first choice investment destination and a hub for industrialisation and commercial activities, as well as to create a socially stable, business friendly environment that will attract both indigens and foreigners to seek wealth creating opportunities in the state.
The Governor disclosed that in the past three years, his administration had attracted $5.6 billion through his administrative blueprints, especially in agriculture, saying the state had continue exporting vegetables and tubers of yam to Europe which in turn would add to the internally generated revenue of the state.
The state Governor recalled that his success in restoring security was due to his investment in training and retraining of the police and security personnel in the state, vis-a-vis provision of highly digitalized vehicles to cramp down criminals as well as their command and control centers.
He revealed that his target was to make the state financial sufficient to Carter for its needs irrespective of federal allocation, adding that he would continue endlessly to further increase the state internally generated revenue from its N1.4 billion mostly to N2.2 billion
Chief Obiano stressed that his recent stimulus package and the N20 million choose your project community initiative had given financial respite to the people, ameliorating their plight in the present economic situation, adding that he would continue building strong institutions that would forever sustain the hug investment he had put in place.
The Governor commended the Sisters’ Fellowship for their stewardship and effort in fostering peace and love in the society.
High point of the event were prayers and presentation of gifts to the governor.
Source: Anambra State Government