Senator Kalu Praises Buhari for Appointing Igbo Woman As US Ambassador

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The appointment of Dr. Mrs. Uzoma Emenike as Nigeria’s to the by Buhari has been hailed by the Chief Whip, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu.

Dr. Mrs. Uzoma Emenike is an indegene of Abia state.

Dr. Mrs. Emenike before her cross-posting was Nigerian to Ireland.

Kalu was a former Abia governor while calling on those who are of the opinion President Buhari has not done much in carrying along in his administration to have a rethink.

Sen. Kalu, representing Abia North district while recollecting he along with other senators Abia state had kicked against the nomination of a single individual Abia during the screening of the ambassadorial nominees last year said the President assured he will cross-post Dr. Mrs. Emenike to the number embassy in the world, the US.

He also thanked Buhari for keeping his promise.

“I told them you can’t bring name here and the President assured us he will cross-post her Ireland to Washington DC and was I kept quiet. It didn’t just happen by chance.

“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 burden of the people especially along Umuahia-Enugu expressway, Isuikwuato-Ovim erosion control facilitated in collaboration with Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejiocha, member representing Isuikwuato/Umunneochi federal and Dr. Uche Ogah, for Mines and Steel .

According to Kalu, some of the roads in Aba, the commercial nerve of Abia State are being reconstructed by through the Niger Delta Commission (NDDC), insisting that the current administration means well for .

He expressed optimism that if intervention in the region continues, roads in South East will be significantly .