By Anayo Okoli
Umuahia— A pressure group, Anambra Coalition For Good Governance, Equity and Justice, ACGGEJ, has commended President Goodluck Jonathan for appointing Senator Joy Emodi as special adviser on National Assembly Matters.
According to the group, Senator Emodi’s is a typical case of a square peg in a square hole.
ACGGEJ in a statement signed by Chief Ralph Igwa and Dr. Chinedu Onyeizugbe, the National Coordinator and Secretary, respectively, commended the President for fishing out the senator for the appointment, noting that her good performance in the Senate would have contributed to her choice.
The group said: “Senator Joy Emodi is a senator who proved her mettle while she was in the Senate by contributing immensely on the floor of the Red Chambers and who, through her bills, worked for the good of the common people in her constituency and in the nation in general.
“We have no iota of doubt in our mind that Senator Emodi will perform efficiently and creditably. This we can assure Mr. President and the nations.
“Senator Emodi is in a very familiar terrain. During her stay in National Assembly, she maintained very good and cordial relationship with her colleagues and also members of the House of Representatives and these are the same people she will, in this her new assignment, be interacting with on behalf of the President.
“We are sure that the good relationship with them will go a long way to assist make her job a lot easier. We can assure Mr. President that he will not regret his wise choice, as we wish him success in the big task of transformation of Nigeria.”