The traditional ruler of Onitsha, and Chairman of Anambra State Traditional Rulers Council, His Royal Majesty, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe, Obi Of Onitsha (Agbogidi) today, Friday, 25th February, 2022, toured Awka Millennium City, the new smart city coming to Awka.
Speaking during the visit, Igwe Achebe said that Governor Willie Obiano is finishing strong, and added that expectations are justifiably high on the incoming administration of Professor Chukwuma Soludo.
During the visit, Igwe Achebe was taken round prototype buildings, central park, water treatment plant, nursery and other sections of the city by the Project Manager, Engr. Obinna Nnoruo, alongside other members of staff.
Speaking to the ABS after touring the site, Igwe Achebe, who is also the Chairman of Advisory Board for the project, expressed delight over what he called 21st century project being expertly executed by locals.
He noted that Anambra never had it this good until democratic governments came on board, calling on Ndi Anambra and residents of the State to extend their support to the incoming Soludo adminstration to enable him sustain the tempo of development.
While commending Ndi Anambra for heeding the “aku luo uno” call, Igwe Achebe said it is high time Ndi Igbo brought home their investments for rapid development of Igbo land.
In his remark, the Project Manager, Engr. Nnoruo, who expressed happiness with Igwe Achebe’s regular visit to the project site, assured that the sponsor, MP Infrastructure, will ensure that the city is liveable from next year, urging intending developers to come forth as some people have started constructing in the city.