Governor Hope Uzodinma

By Jennifer John

The Chief of Staff, Imo State Government House, Barr. Nnamdi Anyaehie, has described the Governor of Imo state, Senator Hope Uzodinma as a “licensed driver”.

The Chief of Staff made this assertion while fielding questions from our correspondent in his office.

He said the administration came in at the nick of time when the state needed a person with experience to lead.

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“This administration was brought by God at a time the state was facing much problems; Coronavirus, infrastructural decay, security lapses, among others. God made it possible for a man with wisdom and knowledge to be at the helm of affairs.

“I join millions of Imolites to thank and appreciate God for giving us the man called Hope. This shared prosperity government is one led by one who has done well in the corporate world. The only thing that can make him happy is to see the people happy”.

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Asked to predict the fate of Imolites in the hand of the administration, the Chief of Staff said, “We already have Hope. Imo is in the hand of a licensed driver this time, a driver who will bequeath lasting legacies on the state”.

Commenting on the speed of road contracts in the state, Barr Anyaehie, said Governor Uzodinma will bequeath to Imo, lasting infrastructure.

“Everything about engineering follows a process which if you jump anyone, you make a mistake that will draw you many years back”.

He said due process will be followed in all project execution, urging the people of the state to be patient.

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On the suspected index case of COVID-19 in Imo state and preparedness of the state to contain it Anyaehie said that though the government was awaiting a confirmation test, they are prepared to handle it.

“We are prepared, more than prepared to handle it”, the governor’s Chief of staff said.