JUST IN: The People (Ndi) of Nnewi, Commend President Buhari, Over Moghalu’s Appointment

By: Ifeanyi Okonkwo (Anambra),

The People of Nnewi, the industrial city of Anambra State have 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 at Dame Virgy Etaiba Event Center, Nnewi, organized in honour of the NIWA boss.

You would recall that, 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 organizers of the reception, former Anambra State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Hon 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, the 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”.

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