Engr. Frank Ngwu, one of the Special Assistants to Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Infrastructural Development for Concession and Road Maintenance, yesterday said he was not doing well in the Engineering Industry until he was appointed by the Governor to man the Infrastructural Development for Concession and Road Maintenance.
He said it was only in the present government that he learned construction and that he now doing well in that sector.
Ngwu spoke in Abakaliki after receiving an award of honor as an Astute Engineer from members of the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ), Ebonyi State.
He said he was a privileged child who rose from grass to grace in the Umahi government.
He said “I must say that I am grateful to this government for so many good reasons. I was appointed in 2016 as a Technical Assistant and from Technical Assistant, I became an SA to the Governor on Road Maintenance, from SA on Road Maintenance and now SA to the Governor on Infrastructural Development for Concession and also Road Maintenance.
“So, I will see myself as a privileged child. Not only that, but since I joined the government of Umahi, I am proud that I have never been suspended for once since that time till now. Even when there was the dissolution of the cabinet, I was not also dissolved, I was asked to continue with my job. So, you can see that I see myself as a privileged child, I see myself as a son, and I see myself as a child under the growth of the Umahi government.
“I am learning, I see myself as a student of transformation agenda of this government, of infrastructural development of this government, I have not been in construction but under this government, I learnt construction and I am doing well in construction.
“I joined this government as a politician as Technical Assistant on Inter-Party Affairs but today, not only that I am a Project Coordinator I am also the Project Engineer of the biggest International Airport in Nigeria and I am also the SA to the Governor on Infrastructural development. So, I am happy to host the press at the 4th Estate of the Realm”.