The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, on Saturday paid a surprise visit to the Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, at his country home in Uburu, Ohaozara Local Government Area of the state.
During the visit, neither Mr. Onu nor Mr. Umahi spoke to reporters.
The governor is of the Peoples Democratic Party while Mr. Onu, a former governor of the old Abia State, is a member of the governing All Progressives Congress.
The Caretaker Committee Chairman of Ohaozara Local Government, Justice Ogbonna, described the visit as a sign of peace and unity in Uburu community, where both politicians hail from.
“The visit has put to rest the peoples’ insinuation that Dr. Onu and our governor are not enjoying good relationship, forgetting that both of them come from the same community”, the council chairman said.
The caretaker chairman described Mr. Umahi as a special gift to the people of Ebonyi State, who has within a short time of his administration, recorded much achievements.