The Governor of Enugu State, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has received the young inventor, Mr. Emmanuel Maduabuchi Chukwu, who manufactured a hand-made aircraft.
A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Nnanyelugo Chidi Aroh, said the governor’s decision to meet with the young aircraft inventor was “in pursuit of his administration’s commitment to encouraging scientific and technological innovation in Enugu State.”
Aroh disclosed that the parents of the student, the principal of GTC, Nsukka, the Commissioner for Education, and the Chairman of the Science, Technical and Vocational Education Management Board (STVEMB) are to be seated at the Executive Council Chambers by 12.30 p.m.
He added that guests invited to the swearing-in ceremony of the administrators are expected to be seated at the Lion Building, Government House, Enugu, by 1.30pm.
Those invited for the swearing-in ceremony, according to the statement, are the 68 Administrators of the Development Centres; the Speaker and members of Enugu State House of Assembly; members of the State Executive Council (EXCO); Chairmen of the 17 Local Government Areas; and Special Advisers to the Governor.
Others are Chairman and Members of the State Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP); Chairmen of PDP in the 17 Local Government Areas; State Chairman of the Traditional Rulers’ Council and Local Government Chairmen of the Traditional Rulers’ Council.