Politics

Owelle Rochas Okorocha led government has resolved to doubled its effort to tackle the menace of environmental problems in Imo State so as to save the lives of her citizenry, lands for food production and accommodation.

Imo Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere made this disclosure while speaking to the newsmen on his arrival at Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri.

In a bid to to maintain a harmonoius relationship and to forge affirmative action to ensuring peace, unity and cooperative existence between Government and Labour, the Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha yesterday, at Imo State Government House through his deputy, Prince Eze Madumere,  reconstituted government-labour joint committee.

In his address the Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere who performed the inauguration ceremony on behalf of Governor Okorocha said he is pleased to inaugurate the joint committee, saying that it  will help in cementing the relationship between the labour and the Government in Imo State.

Thugs allegedly sent by the Imo State Government, yesterday, stopped the evacuation of the refuse dumped over one month ago along Douglas Road, Owerri, the state capital. The drama started when the member representing Owerri Federal Constituency at the House of Representative, Hon Ezenwa Onyewuchi came in to clear the refuse. As the tipper was driving from the dump site, some thugs allegedly sent by the government, intimidated the driver and ordered him out of the tipper and returned the refuse back to Douglas Road.

The Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has congratulated Professor Maurice Iwu for answering the worthy call of industrializing Imo State by establishing a Bio Processing Plant in Imo State.

Gov Okorocha who was represented by his deputy, Prince Eze Madumere made this commendation during the commissioning of a research and bio processing plant in Umuna, Onuimo Local Government Area of Imo State earlier today.

The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere was yesterday conferred with highest Historical Society of Nigeria Award called "History Shield of Excellence" at the University of Port-Harcourt, Rivers State this afternoon.

The President of the Historical Society of Nigeria, Professor Christopher Ogbogbo who gave account of activities of the body so far also informed his audience the effort of the Society in ensuring that history is incorporated into the academic curricula  of every level of education stressed the need for history in planning and national development.