Mr. Nwaokoro who emphasized
the need for unity among the people of Alisimie both at home and abroad,
admonished those owing any outstanding dues to pay up, as it will go a long way
in carrying out some projects in the community. He however regretted that one
Mr. Isioma Obuseh absconded with the N400,000 given to him by the community to
sink a borehole in Alisimie. He added that efforts are being made to recover
On roads and health issues,
the Managing Director of Wood Affairs, Asaba, a prominent son of Alisimie said
the attention of the government will be drawn, through written letters to the
Commissioner for Health and Commissioner for Works, so that areas that did not
benefit, especially in road construction will have their roads constructed.
Speaking in the same vein,
Dr. J.P. Isibor said he will endeavour to contribute to the development of
Alisimie by either influencing or personally bringing at least a project to the
area. He informed the people that the Federal Government can only establish a
skill acquisition centre if the community can build a place that can house the
Chief J.E. Imudia, the
Onyewoehian of Agbor Kingdom advised Alisimie indigenes to always see to the
need of having a house in Alisimie before building in any other place, as it
will contribute significantly to the speedy development of the area. He
advocated for an Alisimie Day, where all indigenes will meet and get to know
themselves. He stressed for the unity of the people, as according to him it
will help move the community forward.
The people unanimously
agreed that what they needed is a hotel, which could be built by any
individual; market and drainage system, which they said are of utmost
importance to the community.
At the conference, the
former Central Working Committee was dissolved and a new one elected, with
Sunday Okoro as Chairman, Paul Obuseh, Vice Chairman, Philip Bitokwu,
Secretary, Peter Eborka, Treasurer, Sunday Egede, Publicity Secretary and
Okafor Oruoka as Financial Secretary.
Those present at the
conference include the state NUT Chairman, Comrade Jonathan Ojobu, Dr. J.P.
Isibor, Chief J.E. Imudia, Davidson Oriahi, Jonathan Onwuka, Sunday Egede,
Sunday Imudia, Steve Ikpade, a Jos based businessman among many other indigenes
of the community.