GOVERNOR Willie Obiano has flagged off the Anambra house numbering project. The project is part of programmes aimed at delivering smart cities to Anambra people.
The ceremony on Wednesday, October 7, was held at the premises of Anambra State Signage and Advertisement Agency in Awka.
Represented at the event by Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu, secretary to the State Government, Obiano said the project is in line with his administration’s agenda of turning Anambra into a smart state.
According to him, the project will help improve the security of the state which is among the essential pillars of his economic development.
Earlier, Jude Emecheta, managing director, Anambra State Signage and Advertisement Agency, ANSAA, informed that the House Numbering Project is a partnership between the Agency and Great Source Limited.
Emecheta highlighted some of the benefits of the project to include: easy identification and location of places, improved security network system, health, e-commerce value, and data for urban planning and development.
Also, he said the data received from the project will be uploaded on the internet to allow people easy access to the location of places. He also assured that the irregularities in the existing house numbering system where house numbers are not serial will be corrected.
A representative of Nnamdi Okafor, speaker of Anambra State House of Assembly and the majority leader of the House, stated that the project has a legal backing whose executive bill was passed into law by the state House of Assembly.
He commended the governor for his visionary leadership of the state.
In his vote of thanks, Emeka Okonkwo, managing director of Great Source Ltd, thanked the government of Anambra State led by Obiano for the opportunity given to his organisation to carry out the project on behalf of the state.
He assured his firm’s readiness to commence and complete the project in accordance with the agreed timeline.
Dignitaries present at the occasion include Chido Obidiegwu, managing director of Anambra State Clear Drainage and Forest Reserve Agency, Leo Nwuba, Awka South Transition Chairman among others.
– Oct. 7, 2020 @ 19:15 GMT |