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The Owerri branch of Nigerian Medical Association has described as unfortunate the state of health facilities in Imo State.
NMA also said that medical institutions in the state are deteriorating because of the state Government allegedly had interest in dealing with non professionals, adding that the Association will not recognize Barr Ngozi Njoku who the governor appointed as the commissioner for health and women affairs.
The branch chairman, Darlington Akuku, the immediate past chairman, Hyacinth Emele and a former Chairman of the branch, Jideuma Egwim, who spoke on Thursday in Owerri, the state capital, asserted that condition of health delivery system of the state was the worst throughout the country.

A former governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, has told his predecessor in office, Rochas Okorocha, to stop ridiculing the country's judicial system by allegedly disobeying numerous court judgements and pronouncements delivered against him and the state government by courts of competent jurisdictions .
Ohakim equally told the governor to allegedly stop converting the assets of the state into personal estate and concentrate more in delivering the gains of the democracy to the citizenry.


About 48 hours after a bank worker in the Okigwe Local Government Area of Imo State , Enyioma Okwudiri , was killed alongside one Nanman Lamak , the leader of the gang allegedly reponsible for the deaths has been shot dead by the police.
The gunmen had on Saturday killed the two men, who were together with a lady in a Honda Civic.
The assailants had also killed a policeman along the Enugu-Port Harcourt Road, making away with the cop’s Toyota Camry. Two other persons, making use of an Automated Teller Machine, were also shot dead by the gang.


After 24 hours a former principal manager, Finance and Accounts of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria, Benedict Kpaduwa, was abducted on the premise of his firm, Mekcyn Investment situated in his home town, Anara, in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, he has regained his freedom.
A police source said that Kpaduwa, a Lagos based businessman who had just returned home before he was whisked away by the four armed men, who operated in a Hummer bus, was rescued around 10: 45pm in a forest on Tuesday.


A former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi, has condemned the use of force on those agitating for a sovereign state of Biafra by the federal government. Obi, who spoke to newsmen on Thursday after a close door with the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, at the government House, Owerri, said that the continued incarceration of the Biafra activists was rather worsening the whole situation.