SCORECARDS OF UNBROKEN 5 YEARS OF QUALITY REPRESENTATION FROM JUNE 08 2015-JUNE 11 2020.

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SCORECARDS OF UNBROKEN 5 YEARS OF QUALITY REPRESENTATION FROM JUNE 08 2015-JUNE 11 2020.

Greetings my good people of Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency!

First of all, I thank God for the opportunities given to me especially my reelection to the House of Representatives and I dedicate the victory to God Almighty and the good people of Arochukwu /Ohafia Federal Constituency for an unprecedented 2nd term in the House of Representatives, National Assembly.

2.) Being your Representative, I am sure there are agitations in our minds over the years on the meaning and benefits of my representation especially in the last 4 years and this current Democratic dispensation for my self in particular and also my predecessors in the past years in the National Assembly.

3.) They are a lot of expectations rest on the Representatives and yardstick to measure our performance is according to how many appropriations for public buildings, roads, bridges, empowerment, etc the Representatives have attracted especially with the concept of constituency or Zonal Intervention projects being found within the purview of the lawmakers.

4.) Constituency or Zonal Intervention Projects in Nigeria refers to developmental projects sited in the constituencies of Honorable Members or Senators by various Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Government (MDAs) as appropriated in the budgets of the federation or states.

5.) The aim is to balance the top bottom approach of budgeting by the Executive by having a bottom to top approach whereby the Representatives of the people have a say on the distribution of wealth and take care of little Needs of the grassroot based on real time basis of firsthand information. The framework is backed by our constitution.

6.) The processing of constituency projects especially at the Federal level does not involve cash payments or any other form of payment to a legislator. It is not included in allowances payable to any legislator. The contracts for constituency projects are not awarded by any legislator or to any legislator.

7.) The duties of the legislator is simply to identify the location and the type of project to be sited. Once this is done, it is included in the National Budget of the relevant MDAs by the National Assembly. The processing and award of contract for execution of the project is purely the responsibility of the Executive branch.

8.) Having said this, I want quickly highlight what I have been able to attract for the entire Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal constituency with 2016-2020 Appropriation Act by the Federal government.

(A) WATER:

* Attracted the Construction of Ndi Okereke Abam Water Scheme- Completed

* Attracted the ongoing construction of Abam Surface Water Scheme and Treatment Plant

* Attracted the Rehabilitation and ongoing reticulation of Abiriba water scheme which has been moribund for over 20 years

* Construction of a borehole in Asaga , Arochukwu- completed

* Amuvi Arochukwu water scheme.

* Attracted the construction of Ibina Ohafia Water Scheme- completed.

* Water reticulation at Eziukwu and Mgbaga from Ekeluogo Water Scheme, Ebem Ohafia

*Rehabilitation of Ishi Mmiri Elu, Ohafia and the inclusion of reticulation in 2018 budget.

* Construction of a borehole water at Amuke Ohafia- Completed

* Attracted the Federal Government attention to fund the Abandoned Asaga water scheme.

* Attracted the construction of Borehole at Umuzomgbo, Ihechiowa- completed.

* Rehabilitation of Achara Ihechiowa Community Water Scheme.

* Attracted the construction of a motorised borehole at Umuchiakuma, Ihechiowa

(B) BRIDGES:

* Rehabilitation of Anyim bridge that links Abia to Akwaibom State in Atani Abam completed since 2016

* Rehabilitation of Afagala bridge , Idima Abam completed since 2016

* Rehabilitation of Ndi Ebe Abam bailey bridge- 95% completion.

* Palliative repairs of Mmuri bridge , Ebem Ohafia and its approaches for ease of movement in all seasons

* Attracted the construction of a brand new Arochukwu/Ohafia bridge (Omenuko Bridge) , Igwu river, Ozu Abam

(C) ELECTRICITY:

* Extension of Electricity at Ahuma Abam; a community in Abam that has never had Electricity

*Power Enhancement for Ndi Ememe, Odonyi College road, Abam.

*Provision and installation of Transformers for Abam community,

* Have taken up and addressing the issue of overbilling of members of his constituency by EEDC and equally restored Abam electricity.

* Provision of 33KVA Transformer for Atan Abam who has been without electricity for over 9 years.

* Provision and installation of Transformers for the following;

* Hospital road, Elu
* Isiama Layout, Amaekpu,
* Akanu Ohafia,
* Timber shade, Ebem.

* Enhancement of Electricity with A sub-station within the premises of Hope Waddel University and her precinct in Okagwe Ohafia.

*Restoration of light in Ndi Ibe and Oboro Ohafia.

* Installation of solar street lights in Okagwe , Oboro and Nkwebi Ohafia

* Restoration of Mgbaga, Ebem Ohafia Electricity.

* Provision of low tension cables to support rural electrification in Ndi Okpo Ihechiowa.

* Extension and enhancement of electricity at Upper Umuye, Ihechiowa- near completion.

(D) ROADS:

* Attracted the Rehabilitation of Ozu Abam-Oboro-Okagwe Ohafia road

* Attracted the ongoing rehabilitation of Amuke-Elu Ohafia road

* Attracted the ongoing rehabilitation of Umuahia- Bende-Ozu Abam-Ohafia federal road, F107 by the Federal Government.

* Attracted the ongoing rehabilitation of Bende-Ohafia-Arochukwu federal road

* Attracted the rehabilitation of Amaogbu-Abam road
and Ndi Nkpachara -Eze Ogo Road, Ozu Abam

* Attracted the ongoing construction of Bende-Idima Abam road by the Abia State Government.

* Attracted the ongoing rehabilitation of Umuahia- Bende-Ozu Abam-Ohafia federal road, F107 by the Federal Government.

* Attracted the construction of Ndi Okorie-Eziafor-Atan- Ndi Oji Abam Ring Road by the Abia State Government.

* Ongoing Construction of Agborji-Abiriba-Nkwebi road and Earth works/culvert job at Agborji Abiriba-Okagwe Ohafia road

* Attracted the Maintenance Repairs of failed portions of Ohafia-Biakpan road.

* Ongoing construction of Amaukabi 1km road in Amangwu Ohafia which is @ 90% completion.

* Payment of counterpart fund Okon-Aku Ohafia community to enable Abia State Community Social Development Programme (AB-CSDP) rehabilitates the Amafia road in Okon-Aku Ohafia.

* Attracted the construction of Abiriba-Nkporo-Ohafia road to be executed by the Federal Ministry of Works with the project scope : Abiriba through Amurie-Etitiama-Elughu Nkporo-Nguzu Junction, Ohafia.

* Rehabilitation of Okagwe-Nkwebi-Oboro Ohafia road.

* Okagwe-Osso Edda road that will link Ohafia and Ebonyi State

* Attracted the ongoing rehabilitation of Arochukwu-Ohafia-Abiriba Federal road

(E) SCHOOL/PROVISION OF ACADEMIC MATERIALS:

* Attraction of a solar based E-learning centre with over 40 computer sets at Abam High School, Ozu Abam.

*A bill for An Act to Establish the Federal College of Agriculture, Ozu Abam in Arochukwu LGA is on the process

* Registration of First School Leaving Certificate Examination for over 600 indigent pupils in Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency.

* Block of Classrooms at Okweji Memorial Primary School, Ozu Abam-Ongoing

* Provision of School Desks and Exercise Books for Amaogudu Community School, Abiriba.

* Sponsored a Bill for an Act to Establish the Federal Polytechnic Abiriba which has scaled through public hearing stage and Recommitted to the House of Representatives Committee on the Whole for Reconsideration.

Already, the take off site and the facilities at Onarubi Technical Secondary School, Abiriba has been inspected and approved.

* Provision of School Desks for Amamba/Ukpo Community School, Abiriba.

* Provision of school desks for Ofali Agwu Community School, Amaekpu Ohafia.

* Ongoing construction of 5 classroom blocks in Amankwu Ohafia.

* In partnership with CHAMA (A Canada based NGO), Hon. Uko Nkole built a six classroom block at Ndi Aku Ohafia, a village in Ohafia that has existed for 100 years without any Elementary school.

* Construction of five Classroom block and a Laboratory for Obiene Technical School, Ututu.

* Ongoing reconstruction of Utughuiyi Primary School, Isu

* Construction and furnishing of an Administrative block for Nkporo Comprehensive Secondary School, Nkporo Ohafia.

* Provision of school desks and executive office furniture to Nkporo Comprehensive Secondary School, Nkporo Ohafia.

* Attracted the construction of classroom blocks at Umunneabuo Secondary Technical School, Umuchiakuma, Ihechiowa.

(F) HOUSING:

* Construction of Ndi Eze Ogo Town Hall, Ozu Abam

*Construction of one bedroom apartment for a widow at Ndi Ememe Abam and in Arochukwu LGA

* Construction of a Corpers lodge from lintel level: a project embarked upon by the Amuru Abam Women in 2017.

* Construction of GEARIATIC CENTRE in Arochukwu LGA which is near completion.

* Construction of one bedroom Apartment for a widow at Mgbaga , Ebem Ohafia

* Donated over 100 bags of cement for palliative work to control drainage in Elu Ohafia.

* Construction of lock up stores from lintel level: a project embarked upon by the Nkwebi Youths, Ohafia.

* Tiling the Auditorium of The Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, Ameke Abam and Ndi Oji Abam Parish in 2018 including the renovation of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, Atani Abam .

* Ongoing construction of AROSON HALL in Arochukwu LGA

(G) HEALTH:

* Rehabilitation and Equipping of Ndi Ememe Abam Primary Health Centre completed in 2016.

* Procurement of drugs and health equipment distributed to General hospitals and health centres in

Ndi Ememe Abam PHC,
Amuru Abam PHC,
Ndi Ebe Abam PHC,
Ozu Abam PHC
Ania Ohafia PHC
Abia Ohafia PHC

* Ongoing construction of a Primary Health Centre in Amanta, Abiriba.

* Ongoing reconstruction of Staff Quarters in Asaga Ohafia Health Centre

* Payment of hospital bills to some indigent patients.

* Supported financially the 2015/2016 CHAMA free medical scheme for those that undergone surgery

* Procurement and distribution of drugs and health equipment to the General Hospital, Ututu

(H) VEHICLES/MOTORCYCLES:

* Introduced the E GO GO AGAIN SHUTTLE for Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency.

*Donated bus to Abam Council of Ndi Eze Ogo

* Equipped Wards, Groups and Individuals with Motorcycles and vehicles.

* Donated bus National Union of Road Transport, Ohafia.

* Equipped Ohafia PDP Abia State leaders with vehicles including individuals, clergymen, groups…

HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT- ABAM CLAN

* Peter Uke Ohaeke- Idima Abam
Ministry of Power, Works and Housing.

* Agwu Irem – Ovukwu Abam
Ministry of Science and Technology.

* Ijoma Dickson – Ndi Oji Abam
Ministry of Labour and Employment.

* Ijechukwu Egbuta – Ohafor, Ozu Abam
Ministry of Education.

* Ogbu James- Ohafor Ozu Abam
Bureau of Public Procurement.

* Ume Uka – Ohafor -Ozu Abam
Office of Auditor General of the Federation.

* Okorie Mary Thompson Okereke -Ozu Abam
Ministry of Education.

* Prince Emeaba – Ameke Abam
Federal Medical Center, Umuahia.

* Friday Oge, Ndi Ebe Abam
Federal Ministry of Education.

* Odachi Kalu Okereke -Ndi Ibom
Federal Capital Territory Health Services.

* Promise Uchechi Okorie- Ozu Abam
Ministry of Trade and Investment.

* Ojebe Orji-Ozu Abam
Federal Ministry of Information.

* Chukwu Jonah Okorouku- Idima, Ohaeke Abam
Office of the Vice President, National Social Investment Office.

MILITARY:

* Prince Okorie- Ozu Abam
Economic Financial and Crime Commission-EFCC

* Egbuta Samuel Agwu -Nigerian Navy
Ndi Oji Abam

* Kalu John Nmaju -Nigerian Navy
Ozu Abam.

* Okorie Olaka -Nigerian Navy
Atani Abam.

* Azu Chinazam Amos- Nigerian Army
Ndi Okereke Abam.

* Edward Ikenna-Nelson – Nigerian Army
Ozu Abam.

* Obasi Ibuchim Awa – Nigerian Airforce
Ndi Ojiaku Abam

* Kalu Samuel Okoronkwo – Nigerian Navy
Amaeke Abam

* Stephen Okoroafor- Nigerian Army
Eziafor Abam

* Kalu Michael- Nigerian Army
Ndi Okereke Abam

HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT- ABIRIBA CLAN

*Ukiwe Kalu Ebitu -Abiriba
Federal Ministry of Works, Power and Housing.

* Kalu Samuel Okonkwo -Nigerian Navy
Amaeke Abiriba.

HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT- AROCHUKWU CLAN

* Akachi Daniel Akabueze -Nigerian Navy
Amuvi Arochukwu.

* Okereke Michael Iheanacho – Nigerian Navy,
Isu, Arochukwu

* Udonsi Belinda Ezinne – Nigerian Navy
Ujari Arochukwu.

* Okoronkwo Emmanuel Chigozie -Nigerian Navy
Amuvi, Arochukwu.

* Nwokoro Nkechi Grace – Nigerian Navy
Amuvi, Arochukwu.

* Henry John- Nigeria Police Force
Ibom Arochukwu

* Okoro Chikwado Ezekiel -Nigerian Navy
Asaga, Arochukwu

* Perpetual Okereke- Federal Ministry of Education.

HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT- OHAFIA CLAN

* Aki Obuba Erem -Asaga Ohafia
Office of the Surveyor General of the Federation.

* Chiori, Chiori Inyama -Asaga Ohafia
Federal Ministry of Finance.

* Ukoh Ifeoma Doris -Asaga Ohafia
Federal Ministry of Information.

* Nkwa Ndukwe Iro -Ebem Ohafia
Federal Ministry of Education.

* Ucha Blessing Kalu -Nigerian Navy
Amuma Ohafia.

* Kalu Chinalurum Oyeoku – Nigerian Navy
Ebem Ohafia.

* Kalu Chukwuemeka Ota -Nigerian Navy
Okagwe Ohafia

HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT- UTUTU CLAN

* Kenneth Kalu – Ututu
Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment.

* Raphael Kalu Okore, Ututu
Ministry of Education.

* Dr. Josephine Kalu- Ututu
Federal Ministry of Health.

HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT- IHECHIOWA

* Ekeh Joy Sunday -Nigerian Navy
Okpo, Ihechiowa.

HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT- NKPORO CLAN

* Dr. Ufere Aso -Nkporo Ohafia
Federal Ministry of Health.

* Kalu Favour Chinedu -Nigerian Navy
Elughu Nkporo.

BILLS AND MOTIONS:

i) A Bill for An Act CAP F17 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004, to establish the Federal Polytechnic, Abiriba which has scaled through public hearing stage and recommitted to the House of Representatives Committee on the Whole for Reconsideration

ii) Motion on the deplorable condition of Arochukwu-Ohafia Road in Abia State.

iii) Motion on threating gully Erosion in Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency in Abia State.

iv) Motion to mandate the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Administration to Restructure the Park and Pay Policies in line with the Best practices

v) Motion on the Abandonment of Nkporo-Abiriba-Ohafia Road.

vi) Motion on Urgent need for intervention to resuscitate the 132/33 KV Arochukwu Electricity, substation.

vii) Motion on Urgent need for the continued voters Registration Exercise to be conducted in ward and Registration units Nationwide.

viii) Urgent need for intervention to address the Emergency Humanitarian situation at Ndi Ibe Ohafia, Amibe Ezioke Ward in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State.

ix) Urgent need to address the subversion of due process and outright corruption by the Management of Pipelines and Product Marketing Company (PPMC).

x) Motion on the need for the Federal Ministry of Education to regularize the appointment of teachers employed by the Parents Teachers Association (PTA) of the Federal Government College Ohafia, Abia State and all other affected Federal Government Colleges Nationwide.

xi) Motion on the need for the Executive Arm of Government to look into the over population and dilapidated structures of National Youths Service Corps and Orientation Camps in the states of the federation.

xii) Motion of urgent National importance on the floor of the House of Representatives over the escalated unwarranted blood shed against the Isu Community in Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency, Abia State as being perpetrated by her Utuma neighbours in Biase Local Government of Cross River state.

xiii) Chartered Institute of Agribusiness Management Nigeria Bill 2019.

SCHOOLS THAT BENEFITTED FROM THE FREE REGISTRATION OF FIRST SCHOOL LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION FOR OVER 600 INDIGENT PUPILS IN AROCHUKWU-OHAFIA FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY

* Amangwu Community School, Amangwu Ohafia

* Ibina Primary School, Ibina Ohafia

* Ndi Agbo Community School, Nkporo Ohafia

* Amurie Primary School, Nkporo Ohafia

* Elu Community School, Elu Ohafia

* Diogwu Memorial School 1, Achara-Ihechiowa

* Ogbokwe Primary School, Asaga Ohafia

* Ugwuafia Primary School, Akanu Ohafia

* Etiti-Abam Central School, Atan Abam

* Aggrey Primary School 1, Ibom-Arochukwu

* Ndi-Uduma Awoke Community School, Ndi Uduma Awoke Ohafia

* Etitiama Community School, Nkporo Ohafia

* Ukpacha Primary School, Akanu Ohafia

* Nkporo Migrant Farmers Primary School, Ihechiowa

* Obimba Community School, Iheosu-Isu

* Community Primary School, Ndi Oji Abam

* Abia Community Primary School, Abia Ohafia

* Ujuruezie Primary School, Ebem Ohafia

* Abuo Rubber Model Primary School, Akanu Ohafia

* Okagwe Community School, Okagwe Ohafia

* Okon Central School, Okon-Aku Ohafia

* Nkporo Central School, Nkporo Ohafia

* Okpocha Primary School, Amaekpu Ohafia.

OUR 2020 EXPECTATIONS AS CAPTURED IN THE FG 2020 APPROPRIATION ACT FOR AROCHUKWU/OHAFIA FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY

1.) Provision of rural access roads in Arochukwu/Ohafia- 100m

2.) Provision of infrastructural materials, textbooks, furnishing and equipment in Arochukwu/Ohafia – 200m

3.) Provision of solar street lights- 8m

4.) Drainage Control and road improvement for Atani Amuzi road, in Arochukwu LGA- 4.7m

5.) Rehabilitation of Bende-Ohafia-Arochukwu road section, C/NO: 6481- 669.7m

6.) Ongoing construction of Abiriba-Arochukwu-Ohafia federal road, C/NO: 6158- 142.8m

7.) Ongoing construction of Ohafia (Abia State)- Oso Edda (Ebonyi State) 20km road, C/NO: 6160- 223.25m

8.) Completion of Rural Electrification project and Power Enhancement for Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal Constituency- 10m

9.) Ongoing general maintenance of Umuahi-Bende-Ozu Abam-Ohafia federal road route NO: 421. (F107)- 172m

10.) Provision of Empowerment materials in Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal constituency- 80m

11.) Provision of sewing machine for women empowerment in Arochukwu/Ohafia Federal constituency 83m

Rt. Hon. Uko Nkole Ndukwe (RTP, MNITP),
The Member, House of Representatives,
Arochukwu/Ohafia federal constituency.

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