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Jos crisis: Ugwuanyi evacuates Enugu students in UNIJOS

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The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has safely evacuated 135 indigenes of the state who’re college students of College of Jos (UNIJOS) from the college to their respective properties and locations following the current disaster that erupted in Jos, Plateau State capital.

A press release by the Particular Adviser to Gov. Ugwuanyi on College students Affairs, Hon. Chidi Ilogebe, disclosed that 37 evacuated college students returned safely to Enugu yesterday, 28 had been conveyed to Abuja to hitch their family members whereas others had been taken to their varied properties inside Plateau and surrounding areas primarily based on their requests, amid tight safety.

Gov. Ugwuanyi, within the wake of the Jos disaster, had directed his Particular Assistant on College students Affairs, Hon. Ilogebe, to take rapid needed steps to make sure that Enugu college students in UNIJOS had been evacuated from the college to their varied states of residence for security.

Describing Gov. Ugwuanyi as “a welfarist and proactive chief”, Hon. Ilogede said that he led a delegation to obtain college students from UNIJOS who returned to Enugu at about 10pm, yesterday.

Reacting, one of many UNIJOS college students who returned to Enugu State, Anthony Chinedu Onah, a 200 degree pupil of Historical past and Worldwide Research, expressed gratitude to Gov. Ugwuanyi for his proactiveness, concern and dedication to the welfare, security and safety of indigenes of the state regardless of the place they reside.

Onah revealed that the proactive motion taken by Gov. Ugwuanyi spurred different Governors from the South East to ship rescue groups to evacuate their individuals from UNIJOS.

“We are saying an enormous thanks to our Governor (Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi) and his SA (on College students Affairs) for his or her assist and rapid motion which didn’t simply assist in evacuating us however it spurred another states to evacuate their college students too. The Affiliation of Enugu State College students in UNIJOS is happy with you (Ugwuanyi) for the fatherly function you performed”, he mentioned.

Additionally talking, Olivia Nebeokike, a 300 degree pupil of Advertising, identified that she was dumbfounded on the governor’s gesture, stressing that they couldn’t imagine that their state authorities may come in search of them on the time they had been in misery.

In line with her, “we’re amazed and couldn’t imagine that the Governor may come for us in far-off Plateau state. Even the indigenes couldn’t imagine it after we instructed them that our state authorities is coming for us”.

On his half, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the UNIJOS College students Union Authorities (SUG) Ebenezer Iloadinma, an indigene Enugu State, on behalf of the beneficiaries, equally thanked Gov. Ugwuanyi for his humanitarian gesture, saying: “We need to say a really large thanks to the Governor of Enugu State, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, for making provision for these autos to evacuate us from Jos”.

He went additional to thank Gov. Ugwuanyi’s SA on College students Affairs, Hon. Iloegebe, for facilitating the transfer, sustaining that they deeply respect the governor’s efforts in addition to his good works in Enugu State.

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