Chief Ambrose Egwuonwu, Senior Special Assistant on Community Liaison to Anambra Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has appealed to communities to protect government facilities located in their areas.Chief Willie Obiano
Egwuonwu made the appeal on Wednesday in Awka, in an interview with newsmen.
He said community leaders and relevant government authorities in-charge of such facilities should be more effective in enlightening the people on how to safeguard public facilities.
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He decried the high rate of destruction of public facilities across the state, adding that government was not happy with the development.
“I am surprised that people will take pleasure in destroying what was provided with their own money for the benefit of the common people , am amazed at such action,’’ he said.
Egwuonwu urged the residents to take full ownership of all public facilities in their communities and not to relent in sensitising people with lesser understanding of the need to protect public facility around them.
He appealed to the community leaders in all the 179 communities of the state to join in the fight against vandalism of public facilities.
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Egwuonwu said that Obiano has implemented important programmes for the people and provided amenities, stressing that the facilities should be protected and not vandalized.
He called on the youths to embrace the agricultural programmes of the Obiano`s administration to ensure food security in addition to being self-reliant.Related