Medical Doctors in Enugu State for the first time in the history of the state on Monday paid a solidarity visit to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi at the Government House in appreciation of peace and good governance in the State
They affirmed their support for the Governor, based on their objective assessment of his sterling performance in spite of the nation’s economic challenges and noted his strong to foster development in Enugu Stae and his commitment to God.
They asserted that besides regular payment of salaries on 23rd of every month, massive infrastructural development across the three senatorial districts, and other people-oriented programmes in all spheres of development, Enugu State through Gov. Ugwuanyi’s meticulous financial management and commitment to public expenditure transparency, have been rated high as “among the only three states that have fulfilled obligations to their workers”.
The doctors added that Enugu is “one of the few states that can survive without federal allocations”, etc, saying: “We have come to identify with you; to tell you that we are happy and proud of you; to say that you have done well and we are in solidarity and in support of your administration to continue beyond 2019”.
In their remarks, the Chief of Staff to the Governor and Commissioner for Health, Dr. Festus Uzor and Dr. Fintan Ekochin, described the visit as unprecedented in the history of Enugu State, stressing it was a clear indication that the governor is doing well.
Dr. Uzor therefore advised the governor that “whatever you have been doing to earn this rare solidarity and support, may you continue to do it”, adding that “this visit will serve as a tonic for you to do more and much better”.
Responding, Gov. Ugwuanyi, who expressed gratitude to the doctors for the show of support and solidarity, narrated the various achievements of his administration in the Health sector, especially in the rural areas, and assured them that he will not take such gesture for granted.