Gist Reporters gathered that some group of people have so far criticised the leadership of the Ahoada East Local Government Chairman, Hon. (Barr) Benjamin Eke, as many has tagged him a Rubber-Stamp in this Wike led Administration.
However, the media aide of the LGA Chairman has come out open to highlight and enlighten the people of Ahoada East some of the achievements, therefore scoring the administration of Hon. Eke high in all ramifications.
His ascendency to the Executive Chairmanship sit of Ahoada East LGA was with great passion for service to humanity. He is such a trailblazer with utmost humility, taking Ahoada East LGA to a new trajectory that will naturally book him in the best place of history.
He has impacted human lives in no small measure within and outside the locality in different facets of life such as Capacity Building, Security, Infrastructure, Sports to mention but a few.
With great understanding of Capacity Building as the bedrock for the development of the Society, the Executive Chairman, Hon (Barr.) Benjamin I. Eke embarked on intensive training for the Honourable Councillors of the LGA on Legislative Process upon asumption of duty as Chairman.
He equally organised Seminar for the Council Lawyers on Legislative Drafting for effective and efficient services.
Hon. Benjamin Eke also ensured payment of WAEC fees for students in Public Schools located within the LGA.
The Chairman also distributed over One Thousand Exercise Books to students in the Universal Basic Education (UBE) section. Etc.
Knowing that security of life and properties is a primary responsibility of the Government, the Hon. (Barr.) Ben Eke has not failed to work in synergy with the Security Agencies to curb insecurity menace in the area.
Upon resumption of duty as Chairman, Barr. Benjamin Eke carried out complete renovation of the Local Government Council Secretariat.
Provision of Twenty (20) Dug-out boats and Forty (40) Paddies for the Coastal Communities in the LGA. Etc.
Design/ Drawing of Three Thousand (3000) Capacity Hall at the Ahoada East Council Secretariat.
A sports loving Chairman he is, it is the Executive Chairman of Ahoada East LGA, Barr. Eke that set the pace for what went across the 23 LGAs as Chairman’s Football Competition. He started it and successfully completed the competition.
Re-establishment and survey of Ahoada Mini Stadium of Three Hundred (300) plots. Etc.
In line with the Rivers State Government Policy on environmental sanitation, the People’s Chairman as he is fondly called, engaged over seventy (70) Sanitation Marshalls to keep Ahoada clean. Ahoada is truly clean. Ben Eke is working.
Considering that employment is a panacea for peace, the People’s Chairman has engaged over seventy (70) Sanitation Marshalls, ten (10) Security personnel -(Casual) and Fifteen (15) Cleaners-(Casual) into the Coucil’s Workforce.
OTHER EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMS:
This includes payment of monthly stipends to the Elders, Women, Youths, Students and the Physically challenged. Etc.
The Ahoada East people could not have had it better at a time when the LGA is one of the least earning LGAs. Please detractors should allow the Barr. Ben Eke to concentrate as he delivers the dividends of democracy to our people.