Prince Chris Odinaka Igwe(Mgbo Eji Agba Enyi ),Group Managing Director, Mainland Oil & Gas Co. Ltd and Chairman of Chrisnak Group was Conferred An Award of “OKEOSISI ABIA STATE” by the Government of Abia state on THE 27TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CREATION OF ABIA STATE on Monday August 27, 2018 at International conference centre Umuahia, Abia state capital.
Indeed, its a well deserved award, sequel to his immense and positive contributions towards the betterment and well being of his community and Abia state as a whole.
A philanthropist per excellence,Prince Odinaka Igwe due to his avid love and passion for human resources development, setup Chris Odinaka Igwe Foundation which has awarded numerous scholarships in various tiers of education, as well as youth empowerment initiatives and massive financial assistance to the internally displaced .
The politician and leader was honored by huge crowd of well wishers,friends and family.
Abia Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu has used the occasion of the 2018 Abia Day celebration to present a cash reward of one million naira each to three Abia students from the three zones of the State for best performance in WAEC results.
In his speech at the International Conference Centre, Umuahia. The Governor said his administration has not relented in fixing all sectors of the economy including education and informed that Abia State has not only sustained the school feeding programme beyond primary three but employed more than one thousand persons as cooks in addition to renovating many schools.
He said the essence of the 27th anniversary celebration was to reflect on the journey so far and chart a new course for the future of Abia and thanked the founding fathers of the State for their labour in creating Abia. The Governor said he was happy that there is no rancour among political stakeholders in the State as he and his predecessor as well as other stakeholders are enjoying peace in the State.
Dr. Ikpeazu congratulated Chief T. A Orji and other recipients of awards on the honour given to them and called on them to sustain their efforts in developing the State.