In other to restore and sustain peace in Ezillo and Ezza-Ezillo in Abakaliki which have lingered for a long time now in Ebonyi state.
Ebonyi State present government under the leadership of His Excellency Gov. David Umahi has declared 5th of September every year as public holiday.
Governor David Umahi,announced this on Thursday,during the
commencement of a prayer and fasting session,organised by
his government to mark the peaceful settlement of the land
dispute between Ezillo and Ezza Ezillo in Ishielu local Government Area.
Umahi, who said the three-day event would be climaxed with the symbolic planting of tree of peace at Ezillo on Monday, being today which witness the present of top political sons and daughter of ebonyi state who has come to grace the occation including the present minister of health Isaac Adewole and his health counterpart Audu Ogbeh.
In the state the minister of health, commissioned the lassa fever center build by Ebonyi state government , lunch the ebonyi state health program headed by 21 member .while his Agriculture counterpart commissioned tractors,harvesters and other agricultural machineries for commercial agriculture.
The Governor David Umahi also used the opportunity to lunch his youth employment programme on agriculture, empowering four thousand youth (4000) each with #250 thousand .
In his speech he said ” the two ministers was conducted round a farm settlement where each member of his cabinet including ,the state house members and other Honourable members from the state has at least one hectares of land each for agriculture “
That revelations was the most ideal, he do not only preach the topic on farming he is a partaker.
In his final speech he noted that Nigerians and their leaders must remain focused and pray fervently to turn around the nation’s economy .