The second term campaign for President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state got a major boost yesterday with the donation of over 1billion Naira by prominent Igbo Billionaire, Arthur Eze.
The renowned oil magnate, yesterday, announced the bi-partisan support for the second term bids of President Buhari and Governor Umahi in Abakaliki.
To that end, he announced the donation of N1 billion to Governor Umahi to enable him fund his re-election bid.
He also donated N250 million to the traditional rulers in the state
First largess of N50 million was given the monarchs at Abaomege community in Onicha Local Government Area, where he flagged off the construction of overhead bridge and later, announced N200 million at Akanu Ibiam International Conference Centre, Abakaliki.
Eze, an engineer, who was recently appointed the chancellor of Ebonyi State University, was also in the state to perform the groundbreaking for the construction of New Cruise Housing Estate in Abakaliki.
He lauded Umahi for his developmental strides in the state even as he urged the people to support him for second term.
“Ebonyi State is looking beautiful now. There is no state in the South East that is like Ebonyi State now. It has the best roads” Eze said