Nnewi community honours Moghalu
Commends Buhari over appointment
PEOPLE of Nnewi, the industrial city of Anambra State has praised President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of George Muoghalu as Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA).
The community made the commendation on Sunday at a grand reception held at Dame Virgy Etaiba Event Center, Nnewi, organised in honour of the NIWA boss.
Muoghalu, National Auditor, All Progressives Congress (APC), who hails from the community, was last month appointed to head NIWA by President Buhari.
Speaking on behalf of the organisers of the reception, former Anambra State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Emma Nsoedo congratulated the celebrant on his appointment.
He described the appointment as a watershed in their relationship with Buhari, saying it was the first time a citizen of the town was being appointed by the present administration.
Also speaking, former Governor of Anambra State, Dame Virgy Etaiba said Muoghalu deserved the appointment, describing him as a politician worthy of emulation.
“George Moghalu is a prominent Nnewi indigene who cannot be forgotten in a hurry,” she said.
On his part, deputy governorship candidate for the All Progressive Congress (APC) in 2017, Mr Dozie Ikedife (Jnr) thanked all that contributed towards the success of the occasion.
He expressed gratitude to Mr President for considering an Nnewi man worthy for the appointment.
Responding, Muoghalu appreciated his friends who put their resources together to honour him, saying he saw the appointment as an opportunity to showcase the Nnewi spirit and demonstrate what the industrial city stood for.
He said, “I’m overwhelmed by the honor done to me. I reassure all of you here, including my friends and Nnewi people that I will never disappoint you in my new assignment.