Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has been named the Peoples Democratic Party’s best performing governor of the year 2016.
The award was given by a youths’ group under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the National Youth REAP.
The group said the governor got the award for his administration’s infrastructural development across the state.
Receiving the award, the governor Ikpeazu thanked the ordaniser and pledged to perform better for the benefit of the state and its people.
He said his administration embarked on massive infrastructural development to boost the state’s internal revenue generation (IGR).
According to the governor, there was no going back on the development of Abia State, especially his administration’s provision of good roads, to enhance the IGR and create the enabling opportunity to develop other parts of the state.
Represented by the state’s PDP Secretary Ibe Nwadioha, Ikpeazu noted that the award would spur him and encourage his administration to offer more developmental services to the people of the state.
The group’s Protem Secretary and Administrative Secretary of PDP Southsouth, Usen Udemaka, said National Youth REAP bestowed the award on Ikpeazu after assessing the infrastructural development among PDP governors.