The Oasis Reporters
February 7, 2020
By Mercy Kalu
The Deputy Chief of Staff to Abia State Governor in the office of the Deputy Governor; Sir Don Ubani, has described Abia businessmen as people with rare spirit of patriotism and uncommon magnanimity.
Sir Ubani made this remark when a prominent businessman in the State, Chief Patrick Onwuka, paid him a congratulatory visit in his office.
The Deputy Chief of Staff, observed that Abia businessmen have, over the years, been known for their entrepreneurial ingenuity and developmental agenda. Sir Ubani expressed gladness that Abia businessmen and captains of industry have been partners in development to the administration of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.
Sir Ubani, who emphasized that the State Government alone can not employ all unemployed youths of the State, commended Chief Patrick Onwuka for deploying his business acumen as a platform to create jobs for Abia youths. The Deputy Chief of Staff appreciated Chief Onwuka for generously running a free training programme for interested Abia youths in Printing Technology.
Earlier in his speech, Chief Onwuka, who is the Managing-Director and Chief Executive Officer of Marabes Global Nigeria Limited, said he came to show appreciation on the choice of Sir Don Ubani as Deputy Chief of Staff in the Office of the Deputy Governor, by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.
Chief Onwuka, who is a former Executive Chairman of Isialangwa-South local government Council, expressed optimism that Sir Ubani will perform optimally in his new position and, true to his pedigree, will sustain the confidence reposed in him by Governor Okezie Ikpeazu.
Highlight of the visit was the presentation of free digitized complementary cards printed by Marabes Global Printing Press for the Deputy Chief of Staff, by Chief Onwuka.
Among those that were present during the visit included, a retired Permanent Secretary in the state’s Civil Service, Sir Emma Ogbonna, his wife and some staff of the Office of the Deputy Governor.