* Anambra Commissioner for Local Government, Chieftaincy and Community Affairs, Hon. Tonycollins Nwabunwanne has visited Dunukofia LGA Secretariat for a first hand inspection of the Primary Health Centre (PHC) which was affected by fire outbreak emanated from bush burning on Wednesday night. Angel Network News reports that the Commissioner was received and led to scene by the Transition Committee Chairman of Dunukofia LGA, Mr. Onyemaobi Augustine Nonyelum. Narrating the true story, the LG Chairman said that the fire which is suspected to have been started by herders emanated from the bush behind the Secretariat and affected part of the Primary Health Centre (PHC), a detached bungalow built by the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), at the isolated portion inside the LG Secretariat, and about 400m away from the Secretariat Complex.
* About 1.7 kilometers out of the 2.5 kilometer Port Harcourt Road, Onitsha have been laid with asphalt. Angel Network News reports that men of the Ferotex construction company handling the project were seen laying asphalt on one portion of the road, having asphalted one side of the road. More materials were also seen arriving the site in readiness for use.
* Anambra Government through Operation Clean and Healthy Anambra, (OCHA Brigade)
alongside the state ministry of health and other security agencies has burst a baby factory disguised as a mother and child hospital in Umunya. Angel Network News reports that those arrested at the baby factory, Mr. Francis Nwaoye from Umunya, Chidiebele and Samuel Obioma from Ebonyi state pleaded for mercy, and denied involvement in the activities of the factory. The Managing Director OCHA Brigade, Comrade Celestine Anere while speaking to the press in Umunya immediately after the arrest, charged community leaders, stakeholders and other individuals to partner the Anambra state government to stamp out every form of crime and criminality in the state.
* Governor Chukwuma Soludo has commissioned 21 newly built roads totaling 14.62 kilometers in Adazi Ani, Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra State. Angel Network News reports that the roads were constructed by Chief Chinedu Benson Madubuko, an indigene of Adazi Ani. The commissioning ceremony was used to showcase Governor Soludo’s push for public-private collaboration to accelerate Anambra’s infrastructural development while highlighting his administration’s focus on transparency, accountability, and social welfare programmes.
* The Anambra State Ministry of Youth Development and the Anambra State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency (ANSIPPA), has agreed to collaborate in exploring the advantage of the recent inflow of investments into the state to open up massive job spaces for the youths of Anambra State. This agreement which is in line with the “One Government – One Agenda” philosophy of the present administration of Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, was reached during the visit of the Commissioner for Youth Development, Patrick Agha Mba, to the Managing Director of ANSIPPA, Mark Okoye.
* The Anambra State Internally Generated Revenue Service Passengers Insurance Manifest is to engage the services of five hundred and fifty unemployed Anambra Youths as ad- hoc staff in various motor parks in the States. This was made known at Dr.Alex Ekwueme Square Awka by the Manager of the F and I Project Limited, Hon.Okpala Furgason Ogbonnaya, who doubled as the founder of the Passengers Insurance Manifest in Anambra State.
* The Transition Chairman of Orumba South, Hon Prince Neville Uchendu has dissolve the multiple okada unions which have been in existence in the local government area. Hon Uchendu, who announced this at his office, Orumba South LG Headquarters, Umunze, at the weekend during a meeting with some executives of the over five unions, which previously existed in the LGA, said the dissolution took efect February 6, 2024.
ANN reports that the TC chairman was also at the event, inaugurated a 12-man transition committee with a charge to conduct a credible and transparent election for a united okada union in Orumba South within 90 days.
* Anambra State is set for the introduction of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination as it was among the phase two States to commence uptake of the vaccine. The Executive Secretary, Anambra State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (ASPHCDA), Pharm Chisom Uchem said this during an advocacy visit from the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) at ASPHCDA office complex, Awka. The Executive Secretary noted that with the support of CHAI, UNICEF, WHO and other organisations supporting the state in the HPV vaccine introduction, Anambra is geared toward success.