Tsunamic and earth breaking joy from the people characterized the second day of events in commemoration of the 2020 birthday celebration of the Honourable Member Representing Ikeduru State Constituency and Majority Leader Imo House of Assembly Uche Ogbuagu will forever remain the “Wonder of the Century” as life touching projects were inaugurated and flagged off.
Okwu Ikeduru, the first point of call witnessed the inauguration of the reconstructed Mmiri Onuomah Bridge forgotten for over the years, by successive governments and representatives.
In appreciation, the President General of Okwu Town Union , Raymond Iwuji, recalled that the deplorable state of the bridge for over 25 years had brought untold hardship and affected the socio-economic life of the residents and thanked Amb. Ogbuagu for coming to their rescue.
Onuma Bridge is a link way to other communities, Imo Airport and parts of Ahiazu Mbaise Local Government Area.
Also, Amb. Uche Ogbuagu flagged off “The new High Court Complex he built at Iho Ikeduru. During the event, the state Chief Judge, His Lordship Justice Ijeoma Agugua extolled the unrivalled patriotism of Amb. Ogbuagu for thinking like a focused leader in seeing to the quick dispensation of Justice in the area by siting the Court Complex at Ikeduru LGA headquarters.
She was accompanied to the commissioning ceremony by top notches of the State Judiciary.
The Ikeduru IMC Boss, High Chief Tony Jude Iwuamadi also described Amb. Ogbuagu as a rare breed, who has lifted the name of the local government to a higher pedestal, than those before him.
For his part, the consultant for the project Bar. Dr. Ken Uzoechi assures that the project will be completed in a record time.
Speaking, Amb. Ogbuagu, declared that the high court complex will assist litigants in the area in accessing justice with ease. He tasked the people of Ikeduru to lend their support to the Governor Hope Uzodinma led administration.
At Afor- Nneudo market, Amb. Ogbuagu commissioned the market and assured the surging sea of heads who came to welcome him that he is friendly with development and will complete the market which will have conveniences, car park in record time.
Deacon Chuma Okwodu the President General of the Mbieri Nwaotuoke praised the Mbaike born leader for such a giant stride.
At Nkwo Orodo, Amb. Ogbuagu inaugurated a modern abattoir for the people who have been battling with Guinea Worms over the years. He assured them that more development will hit the area.
At Azara Umunoha, Amb. Ogbuagu commissioned a 300kva Transformer for the people and urged them to protect the facility as it will prompt him into doing more.
As the long motorcade of Amb. Ogbuagu entered Ekpereukwu-Oroka in Obazu, the last venue of the project inauguration exercise, more than 21 canon gunshots rented the air to herald his welcome.
Amb. Uche Ogbuagu inaugurated a 500KVA Transformer at Obazu after singing songs of praise.
He gave thanks to God Almighty for the realization of the projects he flagged off and inaugurated which he posited are beyond politics. He declared that many more projects will spring up in Ikeduru as the days go by.
In all the venues prominent indigenes of the areas visited, trooped out en-masse to welcome their benefactor.
Prominent sons of Ikeduru who included the traditional prime minister of Amaimo Ancient kingdom Chief Chukwuma Awuru, Dr. Gab. Onyekuru, Engr. Chuks Anaele, Mr. Chris Egesimba Deacon Innocent Ofurum, Chief Sam Akah women groups, youths, among others were present at the events, likewise community leaders from the Mbaitoli axis.