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Imo Diasporas Hail Uzodinma’s Performance In 100 Days

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Imo Diasporas Hail Uzodinma’s Performance In 100 Days

Imo Diasporas Hail Uzodinma’s Performance In 100 Days

Imo Diasporas Support for Senator Hope Uzodinma 2019 Governorship Election has hailed the performance of governor of Imo State, Distinguished Senator  Hope Uzodinma in 100 days in office, even as the group is demanding inclusion in appointments into public offices in the state.This is contained in a statement by the coordinator, Imo Diasporas for Senator Hope Uzodinma 2019 Governorship Election, Chief Nnanna Okere from his base in Europe, and made available to newsmen in Abuja, yesterday. He added that Imo Diasporas are made up of highly skilled manpower scattered all over the world that are eager to contribute their skills to the development of Imo State and take the state to the next level.He also commended the governor for the creation of Ministry of Foreign and International Affairs and appointment of Dr Fabian Ihekweme as its commissioner,  saying that it was in line with its agitation for a diaspora commission to harness the rich opportunities in the diaspora community in Europe and elsewhere.Chief Okere who is an ardent campaigner for Uzodinma ‘s election in 2019, said that in the first hundred days in office of Uzodinma  salaries and pensions are paid regularly and on the 25th of every month and commended the governor for being workers friendly. He also commended the governor for continuing with the projects initiated by his predecessor saying that his behaviour is the stuff that great leaders are made.He is also particularly happy over Uzodinma’s handling of coronavirus in the state and hailed the governor for rising to the occasion by setting up a 9-man Committee on Prevention of Coronavirus Disease in Imo State,  with Professor of Pharmacognosy, Maurice Iwu as chairman and setting similar committees at local government and ward levels, noting that the governor has also provided well equipped isolation centres in the state and molecular laboratory in Owerri to test all viruses including covid-19 and Ebola.He thanked the governor for providing palliatives to the poor and vulnerable to cushion the effects of the lockdown over coronavirus pandemic and noted the relative peace in Imo State and attributed it to the security measures put in place by the governor which has seen drastic reduction in crimes such as armed robbery, kidnapping, thuggery and cult activities.As part of the security and legal reforms in the state, he noted that Uzodinma has assented to the Criminal Justice Administration Bill, saying that with the law in place the judiciary is once more equipped to dispense justice without fear or favour.He also observed that in the effort to boost the revenue profile of the state,  Uzodinma has assented to the Imo State Revenue Amendment Law 2020 recently passed by the State Assembly, adding that this is  a milestone in the revenue generation and utilisation in the state.He said that the Diaspora group with members all over world is excited with the governor for launching the Imo Initiative which he said is a comprehensive package that seeks to clinically confront and conquer the health and safety challenges in Imo State, saying that it is a programme designed to keep the people safe and healthy beyond covid-19.He also expressed gratitude over the continuation of the road projects in the state including those initiated by his predecessors, adding that with Uzodinma as governor in the next eight years the development of Imo State is guaranteed.  He  thanked  Ndi Imo for the confidence they have in  the Uzodinma’s  led government, admonishing them not to relent  in  their prayers  and perseverance  for the government, just as they will definitely benefit from the shared prosperity programme of the governor  as they unfold.He argued   that the governor  has achieved a lot within 100 days in office considering the lock down which has adversely  slowed down the governor’s zeal to record unprecedented attainment  across the state.

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