Posted by News Express | 16 April 2013 | 5,064 times
The Imo State Government has unfolded plans to celebrate what it described as ‘Imo Freedom Day’ as well as the second year anniversary of Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha.
The planning committee chaired by the Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere, has lined up several activities that will ensure maximum participation of Imolites in the event which will commence on May 6 and culminate into two-year anniversary celebration of Gov. Okorocha-led rescue mission administration on May 29.
Describing the Imo Freedom Day celebration as well as launching of New Imo projects as key substance of democracy, Gov. Okorocha however urged political appointees to ensure that Imo people are well mobilised for the event.
Gov. Okorocha noted that much has been achieved in the area of infrastructural development and other critical sectors which will be show-cased to the people during the celebration.
In his remarks, the mayor of Owerri, Dr. Kachi Nwoga, briefed the governor on what his committee has done preparatory to the launching of the New Imo projects.
He explained that the New Imo projects include the physical environment, repainting of structures in identical patterns, relocation of artisans to industrial clusters and re-organising various motor parks.
Dr. Nwoga stressed the need to re-introduction of effective transport system in Owerri as well as maintaining zero tolerance for street trading.
•Photo: Governor Okorocha.
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