AREAS CONSIDERED SATISFACTORY:
i. Repair of damaged bridges in Okposi and Onicha
ii. Securing jobs for constituents
iii. Regular visits to the constituency
iv. Renting of Constituency House in Abuja
v. Good initiatives like planned microcredit schemes for the poor; planned ICT training for youths, building of website, planned creation of database for unemployed constituents.
vi. Cordial relationship with other leaders in the constituency
vii. Active participation in Public Hearings of House Committees in which he belongs.
viii. Airing of Constituency Meeting on Constitution Review on a national media (AIT).
AREAS CONSIDERED UNSATISFACTORY
i. Not active at the Plenary Sessions of the House – not known to have sponsored any bill or moved motions on issues concerning the constituency (specifically lingering crisis in Ishiagu, impassable federal roads in the constituency).
ii. Non-maintenance of the Abuja Constituency House (not swept, overgrown by weed, no water or power supply)
iii. Yet to commence ICT centers and Microcredit schemes for constituents
iv. Yet to build website or data base for unemployed graduate constituents
v. Poor accessibility and communication from his office
vi. Alleged to have dropped contacts and communication with some youth supporters
vii. Non-response to private mails or messages
viii. Giving unclear response like “God help us all” in reply to a message with a specific demand
ix. Non-implementation of the “Caring Heart Campaign Agenda”
x. Aides not well known or accessible to many constituents SUGGESTED WAY FORWARD
i. Improve on legislative functions; become more visible during House Plenary Sessions by contributing to debates and sponsoring/moving of bills/motions respectively.
ii. Draw FG’s attention through a motion to the deplorable federal roads in the constituency (e.g. Amasiri-Okposi, Nara-Isu-Onicha-Okposi, etc)
iii. Begin the implementation of ICT center/training, Microcredit Scheme, etc
iv. Build a website and update regularly with information about activities of the office to bridge existing communication gap.
v. Make the Abuja Constituency House usable and make information available on the process of getting to make use of it and whom to contact.
vi. Begin to reply all private messages or emails with coherent response.
vii. Implement the “Caring Heart Campaign Agenda”
viii. Convene an emergency meeting on AVIA NKWO issue to avert any possible breakdown of law and order between Okposi and Onicha.
ix. Constituents should continue share their concerns and encouragement
x. Keep up efforts in the areas he’s already adjudged to be doing well.
MAY GOD CONTINUE TO BLESS OHAOZARA NATION.
(The above assessment was first published on facebook on November 26, 2012)