Govt alone can’t bring about needed development — Ekweremadu

DEPUTY Senate, President Ike
Ekweremadu, has stressed the need for well-
meaning Nigerians to support in the
provision of social amenities, saying
government alone could not engender
According to him, it has become imperative
for individuals to assist government
because the demands of the people,
especially in terms of the provision of
employment and critical infrastructure, need
everybody’s attention and involvement.
Ekweremadu stated this weekend, as he
donated an electricity transformer to boost
power supply at Umulumgbe in Udi local
government area of Enugu State.
He explained that the donation was
informed by what he described as the desire
to bring development to his constituents and
also complement the efforts of the state
and local governments in providing critical
infrastructure to the people.
Ekweremadu, in a statement by his Special
Adviser, Media and Publicity, Uche
Anichukwu, made the donation on the
occasion of the grand reception organised
by the community in honour of the governor
of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and
chairman of Udi Llocal government area,
Engr. Hyacinth Ugwu, at Umulumgbe.
Senator Ekweremadu, who commended
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for the peace
and developmental efforts by his
administration, despite present economic
challenges and depleted resources, however,
noted that government alone could not meet
the demands of the people in terms of the
provision of employment and critical
He, therefore, called on public-spirited
individuals and corporate bodies to support
government in achieving better life for the


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