Abia State Governor, chief TA Orji has described the chief of Army staff, Gen. Onyeabor Ihejirika as an asset to the state. The governor while playing host to the chief of Army staff in government house, Umuahia expressed gratitude to the Abia born general for the role his men played alongside other security agencies in stamping out kidnapping in the state.
According to the chief press secretary to the governor in a statement, governor Orji declared that Abia remains one of the safest states in Nigeria.
The governor said that he is happy that Abians are celebrating the festive season in a secured environment and pledged his continued support for the army even as he commended the officers posted to the state for the wonderful job they are doing.
Earlier, Gen Ihejirika who came with his wife and top military brass thanked the governor for his assistance and reassured the people of the state of the state of their safety.
Wife of the governor and the PDP state chairman were present at the occasion.