OrderPaperToday – Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has rated Enugu as the most peaceful State in Nigeria.
Ekweremadu accordingly commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for making peace and development the cornerstones of his administration, a statement by his media aide, Uche Anichukwu said.
The Deputy Senate President was said to have made the statement at the grand reception organised in his honour by Agbada Nenwe community in Nenwe, Aninri Local Government Area in Enugu State, during the Easter holiday.
He said: “Nigerians have left no one in doubt that they want democracy to succeed. Even in extreme hardship, they have continued to endure and make sacrifices. However, leaders must reciprocate the unalloyed the people’s unalloyed faith and resilience in protecting the nation’s democracy by delivering good governance and development.
“I enjoin Nigerians to continue to support government at all levels because I am sure that there will be light at the end of the tunnel. But as leaders, we must eschew recrimination, divisiveness, and deploy the best hands on deck to move the nation forward”.
Ekweremadu commended Agbada Nenwe community for the newfound peace in the area and urged the people to sustain it by continually emulating the peaceful and humble dispositions of the State Governor.
“I want to specially commend Governor Ugwuanyi for enthroning peace and harmony in the State. There is no doubt that Enugu is the most peaceful state in the country.”