Uncommon Patriotism: Imo Governor Praises Mbata For Constructing 2km Road In Owerri …As donor promises employment of 2,000 youths

The Imo State Governor, Sen. Hope Uzodinma has poured encomiums on an illustrious son of the state, Prince Alex Mbata for his magnanimity in constructing a 2km road in Owerri, the state capital.

Senator Uzodinma gave the commendation yesterday (Thursday) at the commissioning of the said road.

The governor who was represented by his Deputy, Prof Placid Njoku appealed to other well-meaning Imolites to toe the noble path of Prince Mbata by supporting the efforts of the state government.

The Deputy Governor stated that Imo is the fastest growing state in the federation in all spheres of development,  saying that very soon, Imo will be a tourism centre where people from other states will come for their children’s quality education and medical treatment.

The Governor congratulated the philanthropist for executing the people oriented project, single handedly.

In his speech, the Speaker, Imo state House of Assembly, Rt Hon Paul Emeziem thanked both the governor and Prince Mbata for building quality roads that will last, at least, 40 years.

Also speaking, Chief Martin Agbaso, ( Ocho Udo) advised Imolites to bring their investments home like Prince Mbata.

He added that Prince Mbata has constructed many roads in his village, Ngwoma in Owerri North Local Government of Imo State and prayed God to replenish his resources.

Adding their voices, former speaker, Imo state House of Assembly, Rt Hon Godfrey Dikeocha, Chief Henry Njoku ( Harritex) and Lady Chidinma Oparaocha commended Prince Mbata for what they described as unmatched magnanimity.

Austin Nwachukwu, a landlord in the area effusively thanked Prince Mbata for bringing hope to the hopeless, describing the state of the road before it was constructed by Mbata as a dungeon and dead trap to the residents of the area

In his remarks, the philanthropist, Prince Mbata told Imolites that his propelling factor was the inspiration of the Holy Spirit to relieve residents of the area from hardship occasioned by deplorable condition of the road for more than three decades.

According to him, the governor’s good spirit of building federal roads namely Owerri-Orlu; Owerri-Okigwe further gave him the courage to complement the Governor’s efforts

Prince Mbata equally disclosed that he is tempted to name the road “Grace and Mercy Road” but would not.

According to him, “I am representing my company of which I am the CEO in building the road.

He further disclosed that his company, ABM will soon provide 2,000 Jobs to the teeming unemployed graduates of the state in order to reduce restiveness among the youths.

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