Something great is happening in Anambra State of Nigeria. This is nothing short of intellectual, economy-metaphysical and human capital revolution. The salaries of Anambra State workers are paid on time, even with incremental benefits, the schools are excelling and are scoring the best results in the WASSCE, Nigeria.
In addition, there are fly over bridges constructed in capital city of Awka and Upper Iweaka Road in Onitsha. When the pictures of the well designed and solid built fly over bridges were displayed in the social media. Most people could not believe the level of the architectural sophistication , for the construction were impressive as those in developed countries.
It was also in the news that Anambra State is now exporting products to Europe and has already generated over $5 million dollars. Despite the financial crunch in many states in Nigeria and inability of many states to meet their financial obligations, Anambra State is waxing stronger and stronger under the leadership and steady hand of the effective Governor Willie Obiano.
Chief Obiano has displayed a keen financial and managerial acumen that are rarely seen among Nigerian policy makers and leaders. He has shown that a visionary and prudent leader can over come economic challenges with determination and well planned policy. Obiano is making Ndi-Igbo and Nigeria proud.
For his willingness and steadfastness in leading Anambra State to the road of prosperity and greatness: The entire staff of AFRIPOl, hereby chose Chief Willie Obiano as the Afripol Person of the Month.
Africa Political & Economic Strategic Center (AFRIPOL) is foremost a public policy center whose fundamental objective is to broaden the parameters of public policy debates in Africa. To advocate, promote and encourage free enterprise, democracy, sustainable green environment, human rights, conflict resolutions, transparency and probity in Africa. Emeka Chiakwelu, Principal Policy Strategist at AFRIPOL.