Arthur Eze backs Buhari, donates N1b for Umahi’s reelection

Published on : Nov 28, 2018 04:40:38 | Posted by : Anayo Moses


The second term campaign for President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state got a major boost yesterday with the donation of over 1billion Naira by prominent Igbo Billionaire, Arthur Eze.

The renowned oil magnet, yesterday, announced the bi-partisan support for the second term bids of President Buhari and Governor Umahi in Abakaliki.

To that end, he announced the donation of N1 billion to Governor Umahi to enable him fund his re-election bid.

He also donated N250 million to the traditional rulers in the state

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First largess of N50 million was given the monarchs at Abaomege community in Onicha Local Government Area, where he flagged off the construction of overhead bridge and later, announced N200 million at Akanu Ibiam International Conference Centre, Abakaliki.

Eze, an engineer, who was recently appointed the chancellor of Ebonyi State University, was also in the state to perform the groundbreaking for the construction of New Cruise Housing Estate in Abakaliki.