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Abia council boss denies attacking department head over alleged disagreement




The Govt Chairman of Aba North Native Authorities Space of Abia State, Hon Prince David Ikonne, has frowned at rumors making the rounds on social media that he had a confrontation with the council’s Head of Division on Works, Mrs Anosike Chidinma, that resulted in hitting her with wooden.

In a press assertion issued to journalists in Aba, on Thursday, Ikonne reiterated his cordial working relationship with the employees, administration and councilors of Aba North Native Authorities Space.

“It’s unhappy that on this clime, anybody with an Android telephone mechanically turns into a journalist with out requisite coaching that enthrones the ethos and ethics of journalism follow, which its cardinal aims contains, verified investigative and balanced reportage,” he stated.

Persevering with, he acknowledged, “Aside from the apparent that I got here from a good and disciplined background, I’ve this private respect for the feminine gender and would by no means elevate my palms on any girl or hitting a feminine with wooden – it’s despicable.

“The reality is; we’re finishing up renovation works on the council headquarters, together with the filling of potholes within the Native Authorities Space, a job I’m doing with the velocity of sunshine”.

He additional expressed dismay that there have been makes an attempt to erect delay hurdles by means of bureaucratic bottlenecks which didn’t go down nicely along with his tempo of labor, explaining that his response was merely inside the tenets of administrative laid down guidelines and it by no means warranted any quarrel that might set off him choosing up a stick and even ponder hitting any worker of the council.

He urged the folks of Aba North and Abia at massive, to disregard rumours mongers, and mischief-makers who’re bent on circulating pretend information to beam the Governor Okezie Ikpeazu-led administration in a nasty mild, and in addition to being the federal government to disrepute by means of organized blackmail and pointless propaganda.

Prince Ikonne used the medium to name on the folks of Aba North, residents, and the complete Abians to maintain their unflinching assist to the Ikpeazu-led authorities in its avowed dedication to depart lasting legacies within the state.

He additionally urged them to keep away from any act of constructing efforts to drag the federal government down by means of low-cost propaganda.

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