Anambra selected for UK-funded digital literacy program



SPECIAL Adviser to Governor Willie Obiano on Digital Economy, Chike Maduekwe has revealed that the state has been selected to be among the first set of beneficiaries of British-funded digital literacy program.

  Maduekwe, who disclosed this in an  ABS 88.5FM programme  in Awka, where he discussed  ‘Sustaining Governor Obiano’s Legacy Projects’ said  that Anambra took the lead when the governor announced complete waiver for Right-of-Way (RoW) charges for fiber optic cable installation and hosting of the first Broadband Stakeholder’s Conference, where UK representative, His Excellency, Guy Harrison, Counsellor to the United Kingdom Government and others participated.

  He described the e-Government Solutions Implementation Award presented to him on behalf of the Board by Beacon of ICT on

Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Lagos, as a testimony to the numerous initiatives of the Governor  Obiano led administration in digitising all government approval processes.

  Maduekwe, who is also the Chairman/CEO of Anambra State Physical Planning Board noted that the government of Chief Obiano had done marvelously well and opined that the only way to sustain the tempo of development in Anambra was to support APGA in the upcoming governorship poll scheduled for November 6, 2021.

  A pensioner, who called in from Abia State, congratulated ndi Anambra for having a governor, who pays salaries to workers as and when due unlike his state that has been owing pensioners since 2003. He described Governor Obiano as a ‘Mekaria Governor’.

  Also, Mama P from Nawfia, thanked Governor Obiano for his giant strides especially the Anambra International Airport.

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