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Gov. Ugwuanyi hands over two rebuilt mosques to Muslim community in Nsukka




Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, in step with his earlier directives, on Friday, formally handed over to the Muslim neighborhood in Nsukka, two mosques rebuilt by his administration which have been hitherto affected following a protest that erupted within the space, late final yr.

It could be recalled that Gov. Ugwuanyi, on the heels of the unlucky disaster, instantly dispatched the Chairman of Nsukka Native Authorities Space, Hon. Cosmas Ugwueze and the safety companies to scene to revive peace and normalcy, which resulted to no lack of life and minimal harm to property.

Gov. Ugwuanyi additional directed the rapid rebuilding of the 2 affected mosques and consequently detailed the council chairman to liaise with the management of the Muslim neighborhood in Nsukka, to revamp and assemble new mosques for them.

Handing over the rebuilt mosques to the Nsukka Muslim neighborhood, led by the Chief Iman, Nsukka Central Mosque, Alhaji Yakubu Omeh, on Friday, Gov. Ugwuanyi, represented by the Chairman of Nsukka LGA, Hon. Ugwueze, thanked God that the incident didn’t result in any lack of life.

The Governor thanked the Christian and Muslim communities for sustaining the present peace in Enugu State, reassuring them of his dedication to proceed to guard everyone resident within the state.

In a message of appreciation introduced Prof. Momoh Mumuni, the Muslims expressed their profound gratitude to Gov. Ugwuanyi for rebuilding and inauguration of the mosques, stressing that the governor has “proven excessive stage of compassion, tolerance, resilience, dedication, dedication, bridge-building spirit; and has exhibited honest ardour for which we have now recognized you since your days; and harbor no grudges towards anyone dwelling in your area”.

They stated that the governor is “extra of a father, brother, mentor and bridge-builder to us in Enugu State”, including that “you (Ugwuanyi) have demonstrated unparalleled document on your sort gesture, by shortly placing collectively and deploying all of your arsenal, power, methods and dragnets to make sure the avoidable crises that led to the miscarriage of annoyance to our worship place (mosque) didn’t attain the purpose of no-return”.

“We’ll frequently pray for God’s knowledge, route and power upon you as you pilot the affairs of this nice state. Thanks for extending your unreserved assist to all types of individuals within the state no matter their state of origin, faith, perception and race.

“Regardless of the political jingoism and all types of fragile setting, you stay a lot centered on the service of humanity all to the glory of God. What an ideal gentleman! What a trusted ally!! We sincerely respect you and God bless you sir”.

The Muslim neighborhood equally thanked the Chairman of Nsukka LGA, Hon. Ugwueze for the position he performed in the course of the incident, declaring that he demonstrated knowledge and maturity in calming all frayed nerves.

In his remarks, the Chief Imam, Nsukka Central Mosque, Alhaji Omeh, additionally thanked God that no person died in the course of the protest and lauded Gov. Ugwuanyi for his immediate and uncommon intervention.

Talking on behalf of the Bishops of Catholic and Anglican Dioceses in Nsukka, in addition to the Chairman of Christian Affiliation of Nigeria (CAN), Nsukka Chapter, Rev. Fr. Dr. Emeka Ngwoke recommended the governor’s gesture in direction of selling peace and harmonious co-existence of Nigerians in Enugu State, urging residents of the state to proceed to dwell in peace and concord for different states to emulate.

In his goodwill message, a Northern-based rich farmer, an indigene of Mbu in Isi-Uzo LGA, who just lately relocated his farming enterprise to Enugu State, Alhaji Sani Friday Nnaji, expressed delight at Gov. Ugwuanyi’s well timed intervention, restating that it was due to the peace entrenched by the governor that he relocated a whole lot of his investments to Enugu State.

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