Newly appointed Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development Dr. Uchechukwu Sampson Ogah is celebrating the anniversary of the creation of his home state, Abia.
“I want to personally congratulate His Excellency Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu and the good people of Abia State on this occasion of the 28th anniversary of our State’s creation,” he says in a letter received by The Daily Report. “As I reflect on our journey so far, how far we have come, the contributions of our people to the larger society, I am confident that we have a glorious future ahead of us.”
“Despite the challenges of the moment, I have the hope that with our culture of fearless determination, industry, creativity, believe in God and love for education, we are equipped enough to surmount our challenges and to overcome every difficulty. We are a people notable for our creative ingenuity and passion, whatever we are determined to achieve we can achieve the odds against us notwithstanding.
“Hence, I know that going forward, with all the ingredients that makes up our DNA, we are going to achieve the Abia of our dreams and redeem the hope of our founding fathers.
“I also want to use this occasion to urge all Abians to remain focused on achieving their individual goals and to continue to work with our Leaders in the State and at the national level towards achieving our corporate goals.
“Our future is bright. Happy 28th Anniversary Celebration To The Good People Of Abia State.”