Dr. Mrs. Uzoma Emenike is an indegene of Abia state.
Dr. Mrs. Emenike before her cross-posting was Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland.
Sen. Kalu, representing Abia North district while recollecting that he along with other senators from Abia state had kicked against the nomination of a single individual from Abia during the screening of the ambassadorial nominees last year said the President assured he will cross-post Dr. Mrs. Emenike to the number one embassy in the world, the US.
He also thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for keeping his promise.
“Today, it’s a reality and we thank him for that and all other interventions in Eastern Nigeria,” he said.
He added that his infrastructural interventions in the South East region point otherwise.
He emphasized that the road infrastructure the current administration has completed in the South East region has eased the transportation burden of the people especially along Umuahia-Enugu expressway, Isuikwuato-Ovim erosion control project facilitated in collaboration with Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejiocha, member representing Isuikwuato/Umunneochi federal and Dr. Uche Ogah, Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development.
According to Kalu, some of the roads in Aba, the commercial nerve of Abia State are being reconstructed by the federal government through the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), insisting that the current administration means well for Ndigbo.