Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji has dedicated the National Honours Award of Commander Order of the Niger conferred on him by President Goodluck Jonathan to the people of the state. Following their support to the policies and programmes of his administration.
Gov Orji who stated this while addressing Abia Stakeholders who paid him homage at the Governor’s Lodge, Abuja, shortly after the award ceremony, said he would not have accomplished much to qualify for such national honour if not for the support of the people.
He said the honour has challenged him to put in place more legacy achievements in the state before his exit in 2015.
Governor Orji said the award which was the first to be conferred on any sitting Governor of Abia State, called for celebration by all citizens who have faith in the Abia cause.
The Governor also noted that more of Abia citizens received the national honours award at various categories because of his openness and magnanimity to nominate them.
He solicited more support in the transformation of the state as championed by his administration, vowing to leave the state better than he met it.
The Governor promised to continuously deploy the scarce resources of the state with prudence to achieve more results in the overall interest of the state.
According to him, “Governance is all about the people not for self enrichment”.