Politics

The Chief of Staff to the Governor of Imo State, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu has encouraged Imo youths to be prepared to take over the leadership of the state and country.

Nwosu who was represented by his Special Assistant on political matters, Hon. Ken Ejiogu was addressing members of Imo youth parliament who paid him a courtesy visit in his office at the Imo State Government House.


There are indications that the people of Owerri Nchi-Ise may be gradually becoming unease with the presentation of the Imo My Pride Bill on the floor of the State Assembly following suspicion that the bill could be a guise to relocate Ekeukwu Owerri Market.

The bill which has already passed first reading, is expected to facilitate the continued enhancement of the beauty of Owerri Capital City when finally passed into law.

The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere has congratulated the All Progressives Congress and its guber candidate, Chief Godwin Obaseki on his resounding victory at the just concluded Edo gubernatorial election earlier today.

He described Obaseki's victory as victory for democracy and hard work of Edo State All Progressives Congress led by Governor Adams Oshiomole towards making Edo State better.

The Imo State Government has denied the banner headline report of the Vanguard Newspaper Stating that the “Appeal Court has ordered the freezing of all the accounts of the Imo State Government for the money in the affected accounts to be used to settle the debt owed to the litigants”, with the Government stressing that the Appeal Court did not give any order or ruling freezing the accounts of the State government as claimed in the report.

The Executive Governor of Imo State, Owelle Anayo Rochas Okorocha, today made a minor cabinet reshuffle which affected my new Ministry of Information, Tourism and Public Utilities. Cabinet reshuffle in government is usual as it makes the government stronger. People should please see this as such.

My Governor appointed me first as the Chairman of the Imo Broadcasting Corporation Radio/Television as a test of my managerial capability in September last year with Pastor Ralph Afuaku and Pastor Frank Onwumere as members. Within three Months, we reduced Government’s Monthly subvention to the Imo Broadcasting Corporation of Twenty six Million Naira to fifteen Million Naira, boosted the internally generated Revenue of the Station and transformed the Station, cleared all outstanding staff salaries, rebranded the face of the station. I received a lot of public commendations from my appreciative Governor. This achievement, made my Governor to appoint me as a commissioner of a new Ministry of Internal Resources and Pension Affairs purely based on merit.