Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has congratulated the Speaker of the Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji on the occasion of the conferment on him of THE SUN PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD 2020 by The Sun Publishing Ltd, publishers of The Daily Sun, Saturday Sun, Sunday Sun, Sporting Sun, www.sunnewsonline.com, www.sportingsun.com.
The Governor, in a statement signed and issued to newsmen in Umuahia by his Chief Press Secretary, Sir Onyebuchi Ememanka, said the award is a clear validation of the sagacity the Speaker has brought to bear in his public service and political career, especially in his current position as the Speaker of the State Assembly.
Ikpeazu hinted that the present Abia State House of Assembly, under the leadership of Speaker Chinedum Orji has become a bastion of democracy and a beacon of Executive – Legislative harmony, noting that his administration has enjoyed good relationship with the State Assembly.
The Governor urged the Speaker to see the well deserved award as a call for greater service to the people of Abia State and humanity at large.
Similarly, Governor Ikpeazu also sent a message of congratulations to astute businessman and the Managing Director of Chrisnak Group of Companies, Prince Chris Odinaka Igwe on the conferment of the award of INVESTOR OF THE YEAR 2020 by The Sun Publishing Ltd, describing the award as a testament to successes that have defined the businesses run by Prince Odinaka Igwe.
While describing him as a great and proud son of Abia State, Governor Ikpeazu noted that Prince Igwe is not just an ordinary businessman whose sole motivation is to make profit but is also a core believer in the ideals of corporate social responsibility.
The Governor is grateful to Prince Igwe for always thinking home by ensuring that his businesses are well established in Abia State, thereby providing job opportunities for Abia sons and daughters.
Governor Ikpeazu thanked the management of The Sun Publishing Ltd for finding these two eminent sons of Abia State worthy of the awards, and on behalf of the Government and People of Abia State wished these great Abians well.