Report By Emeka Ahaneku
The Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu, has stated that the administration of Governor Rochas Okorocha in the state has finally changed the face of governance in the state, owing to his people Oriented developmental blue-print.
Hon. Uwajumogu, stated this at the Ihitte/Uboma Council Headquarters, Isinweke, during an interactive session with the people of the area, as part of the on-going tour of the 27 Local Government Areas of the state by the Governor, Rochas Okorocha, to ascertain the impact of the Government’s developmental agenda in the areas.
He described the Governor as a blessing and gift to the people of the area in particular and Imo State in general, maintaining that the Ihitte/Uboma area and the Okigwe Zone, has never had it so good since the inception of the present democratic dispensation, and pointed out that the two years and ten months of the Owelle administration has given people of the state, a sense of belonging.
The Speaker described the aggressive infrastructural drive of the present administration in Okigwe Senatorial Zone as unprecedented in the history of the Zone and lamented that successive administrations in the State brazenly relegated the zone to the back ground of development, but thanked the Governor for rekindling the overall confidence of the people of the zone in governance.
Hon. Uwajumogu, further enumerated the achievements of the Rescue Mission led administration in the area to include; the free and qualitative education, youths empowerment, the Ultra modern 100 beds General Hospital, the completion of the 24.5 kilometres of roads in the areas, among other things.
The Speaker also thanked the Governor for his love for the people of the state and re-assured him of the people’s unflinching support to enable his Vision and Mission in the state come true.
In his speech, the state Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha described Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu, as a determined young man who makes the welfare of his people his utmost priority and urged him never to relent in his resolve to take his people to the Promised Land.
He however, debunked the rumour making the rounds that the people of Ihitte/Uboma, never voted for him during the 2011 elections, promising that his government will continue to maintain it’s all inclusive approach where everybody in the state is treated equally.
Governor Okorochas, promised that his administration will initiate the speedy completion of the State College of Education situated in the area in the next six months, acknowledging that the massive support of the Ihitte/Uboma people would continue to spur him into embarking on more people-oriented programmes.