ASATU Youths Seek Collaboration With ACTDA On Development Control

The Association of Anambra State Town Union (ASATU) has approached the Awka Capital Territory Development Authority (ACTDA) for a possible partnership on development control. This collaboration aims to promote sustainable development, protect the environment, and ensure compliance with infrastructural development standards to meet community needs. This was disclosed during a meeting between ASATU youth leaders and the Managing Director of ACTDA Mr. Ossy Onuko when the team paid a courtesy call to the ACTDA office in Awka.

In his remarks the President General of ASATU Comrade Ken Okoli who highlighted the association’s role as a catalyst for community development and good governance praised Governor Charles Chukwuma Soludo’s efforts in transforming Awka into a befitting capital territory, aligning with the governor’s vision. He further expressed the association’s readiness to support ACTDA’s mandate, ensuring that infrastructural developments within the agency’s jurisdiction adhere to standards set by the agency, thus preventing building collapses.

ASATU youth leaders in a closed-door meeting with the MD/CEO, ACTDA

Receiving the delegation, the Managing Director of Awka Capital Territory Development Authority Mr. Ossy Onuko in his response, commended ASATU’s initiative. He acknowledged that while there has been informal collaboration with ASATU in the past, formalizing this partnership would enhance grassroots presence and effective development control in various communities.

Mr . Onuko who emphasized the importance of collaboration for building a livable and prosperous homeland assured that the ACTDA Development Control Unit would work closely with ASATU to ensure clearly defined boundaries and mutual satisfaction. In his vote of thanks, the youth leader of Nsugbe Community Engr. Obiudu Chidi expressed gratitude to Mr. Onuko. He highlighted the importance of youth involvement in governance and community development, stressing that their actions significantly impact the community’s future.

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