The Senior Particular Adviser to the Governor of Abia State on Agricultural Empowerment Packages, Mr Obinna Ndukwe Ibiam has resigned his place over an unknown feud along with his principal.
Whereas stating his causes for resigning the place, Ibiam informed most people to carry Governor Okezie Ikpeazu accountable ought to something dangerous occur to him or any member of his household.
Naija Information studies that Ibiam in a press release delivered to newsmen in Umahia, the state capital on Sunday, mentioned he had tried in his capability to serve the Governor and the state however that Ikpeazu has proved he doesn’t imply effectively for him and residents of the state, most particularly the youths.
The political appointee mentioned Ikpeazu has proven by his physique language to be in whole disregard in replicating what his counterparts in Ebonyi, Imo, Akwa Ibom, Anambra and Enugu State have performed of their respective states, particularly to their unemployed youths to create jobs by Agricultural Empowerment and increase the financial system of their folks and their State IGR from meals manufacturing.
Ibiam acknowledged categorically that he resigned his place over unconcerned attitudes and deliberate refusal of the state authorities to implement insurance policies to boost the empowerment and improvement of Abia youths.
He accused the state authorities of irritating key agricultural applications being run within the administration and expressed dismay that the administration was but to implement the applications regardless of the approval of the 50 million naira counterpart funds to the Financial institution of Agriculture for the empowerment of over 3,000 unemployed Abians.
Naija Information understands that the Abians have been lately educated in 36 totally different Agricultural worth chains and values for 90 days on the Nationwide Roots Crops Analysis Institute Umudike library by Useful resource Individuals from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Michale Okpara College of Agriculture and Nationwide Roots Crops Analysis Institute Umudike led by Ebere Oziri.
Ibiam, nonetheless, hinted that Governor Ikpeazu has did not launch the accredited 50 million naira counterpart funds by the Accountant Normal of the State, Kelechi Imeoria, which he alleged that Ikpeazu utilized in placing Abia in a sorry unimaginable backward state therefore the explanation the excessive insecurity within the state.
He mentioned the agricultural program will assure mushy loans for the individuals, to be empowered in an effort to make them independent and wealth creators to spice up meals safety, job creation and internally generated income of the state.
Ibiam, who additionally served as Particular Adviser to ex-Governor Orji Uzor Kalu, disclosed that he had appealed to the governor’s spouse by letters, home aides and brothers, to assist him and humanity for the discharge of the accredited counterpart funds, which scaled by price range approval by the Abia State Home of Meeting.
He additionally insisted that the governor has refused to fulfil his mutual contractual settlement and assurances with him until at the present time of his resignation from workplace, saying that he was leaving the Authorities in peace.
Ibiam, who equally served ex-Governor Theodore Orji mentioned, “In tears Your Excellency sir, I pen down this open resignation letter, sorrowfully and painfully, depressed with extreme stress emanated from extreme calls and threats by the helpless unemployed youths, men and women who believed in you and I, voted you and trusted you to do higher than our former Governor T. A Orji whose empowerment applications was eloquent and spectacular to Abians throughout his tenure”.
Ibiam, nonetheless, expressed his gratitude to Governor Ikpeazu for appointing him on advantage, as youngest Particular Adviser on Agricultural Empowerment Packages.
“I’ve been your ardent follower and supporter, by my weekly and month-to-month publication on print media, radio stations and on-line media, sponsoring promotion of your authorities applications and insurance policies, defending the defenceless even when your current Commissioner for info, Eze Chikamnayo and Don Obinna Norman, attacked you and I on Fb, alleging that you simply used the Youths Empowerment Packages to syphon billions, and divert funds meant for Youths Empowerment, the information are on Fb, Abians noticed how I defended you, and the way I made them perceive that, you might be but to implement the Youths Empowerment In Agricultural Program, I used to be referred to as many derogatory names and accused wrongfully, due to my love for you, Abians and humanity,” Ibiam famous in his resignation letter.
He added: “Your Excellency Sir, I urge you to discover a place in your coronary heart, to forgive me and Abians in any means we mistakenly went fallacious towards you sir, please appoint whomever you want and implement the Youths Empowerment in Agricultural Program as a result of it has turn into evidently clear that you’re bearing unknown private grudges towards me. Sir, for the sake of Abians who thought you’ve got launched and diverted the funds following the false alarm from the Commissioner of Info, Eze Chikamnayo and Don Obinna Norman, please kindly deal with me and Abia unemployed residents such as you love and sacrifice on your personal sons.
“As I put down this open letter Sir, I’ve left the State so that you can Abuja, and I take advantage of this medium to let the world know that, ought to something occur to me and my harmless household, you and yours shall be held accountable and accountable as a result of I used to be solely making an attempt to serve you and Abia State with my honest power however you’ve got proved, that you simply don’t imply effectively for me and the vast majority of Abia Youths based mostly in your physique language towards what Ebonyi State Governor, Imo State Governor, Akwa Ibom State Governor, Anambra State Governor and Enugu State Governors did, particularly to their unemployed Youths to create jobs by Agricultural Empowerment and increase the financial system of their folks and their State IGR from meals manufacturing”.
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