Again, Ikpeazu Promises To Deliver New Govt House,JAAC Building Before May 2023


Less than five months to the expiration of his adminstration, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has again expressed strong optimism that he would deliver the New Government House and the Joint Accounts Allocation Committee (JAAC) Building to the people of Abia State before May 29 2023.


Governor Ikpeazu who gave the assurance while inspecting the ongoing construction of the New Government House, Ogurube layout Umuahia expressed satisfaction at the level of work done.


While expressing happiness that the workers on ground have assured they would deliver the job on schedule, Ikpeazu said, “We have over one hundred people on site who are doing almost all aspect of the work simultaneously, from landscaping, tyling, fabricating the glass panels and also the celling and under deck furnishings.

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“Those working here have assured me that within the first two weeks of the month of February that they will hand over this place to us


“On my part, we will be monitoring here on weekly basis, everyone should put his hands on deck so that we can deliver this building on schedule.


“I remain firm on my promise that I’ll spend perhaps more than one night here before the end of my administration next year”.


Governor Ikpeazu who equally inspected the new JAAC building described it as a massive edifice which has three big wings and five floors, and also assured that the project would be handed over to Abia people before the end of his tenure.

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He said, “This particular wing is like five percent completed, but the other two wings also need a few things to be done but we have a lot of work to do in terms of externals and landscaping, including the roads that would lead here and connecting it to national grid and an industrial borehole”.

He directed the Commissioner for Local Government & Chieftaincy Affairs to raise a technical team to provide the work plan with the financial implications with a view to ensuring that the job is delivered before the second week of February next year.


The Secretary to the State Government,Barr. Chris Ezem, Information Commissioner,Barr Eze Chikamnayo,His Trade and Commerce Counterpart,Chief John Okiyi Kalu, Head of Service, Sir Onyii Wamah, the Chief of Staff to the Governor,Chief Okey Ahiwe, Local Government Chairmen, Permanent Secretaries among other dignitaries accompanied the Governor on the inspection visit.

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