The Federal Government says it has recorded important strides in the 3 main pillars of the current management since 2015.
The main pillars incorporated safety, economic system and anti-corruption.
President Muhammadu Buhari said this on the Ebonyi Maiden Honours Awards on the state Ecumenical Centre in Abakaliki on Thursday evening.
Buhari, represented by way of his Chief of Staff, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, recommended Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on his shining ideas and for the advance of the state.
“I commend Umahi on his give a boost to to the government insurance policies on diversification of the economic system via agriculture and making sure meals safety.
“Today, Ebonyi state is one of the highest producers of rice in the country. This is a shining example of what is possible under a visionary and determined leader,” the president mentioned.
On the state award, Buhari famous that it used to be just right to inspire high quality products and services and management.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) experiences that an award used to be conferred on former President Goodluck Jonathan as Great Grand Commander Of the Ebonyi Hall of Fame (GGCEHF).
Responding, Jonathan described the award as important and steered Umahi to proceed to show off just right governance for his other folks and Nigeria at massive.
He additional recommended Umahi for lifting Ebonyi with meagre sources for mega tasks.
“Umahi is doing neatly for his other folks and Nigeria at massive. Award is a related factor and no longer simply groundnut shared by way of the kids.
“Awards are being given to people who have made important contributions to the state of the country. We are glad these days, we’ve been honoured.
“So, we thank Ebonyi state govt for recognising us and we promised to do our absolute best to give a boost to them in any manner and anyplace we’re.
“As we have been honoured today, we are indebted to the state,” the previous president said.
NAN experiences that different awardees are the Inspector General of Police Baba Alkali and the circle of relatives of past due General Sani Abacha, who created the state.
The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Onyenuche; former governor of Abia Theodore Orji; and Ebonyi founding fathers, have been amongst different recipients for his or her selfless contributions to the growth of the state.
Umahi had previous mentioned the development used to be to recognise those that contributed tremendously to the introduction and construction of the state.
He thanked Buhari and Jonathan for his or her give a boost to of Ebonyi.