By Kelechi Ugo
September 10 (Newshour.com.ng) – The Imo State chapter of Oil Producing Host Communities, which comprising Oguta, Ohaji/ Egbema and Oru East Council Areas of the State have endorsed Governor Hope Uzodimma’s second term bid.
The group also inaugurated a Campaign group identified as Imo Hope Restoration Group in support of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) ahead of Imo governorship poll slated to hold on 11th November,2023.
The Leader of the group, Dr. Henry Okafor, Former Managing Director, Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (ISOPADEC) who is currently the State Commissioner For Niger Delta Affairs, assured that Uzodimma’s re-election is their top priority.
Hear him, “Niger Delta youths and elders have agreed that Hope Uzodimma will go second term. We also assure the Governor that no vote will drop against him come November 11,2023 Imo Governorship election.
The upliftment of Imo State Polytechnic, Umuagwo to University of Agriculture has given opportunity to the youths of Niger Delta to go to school.
No more restiveness in the Niger Delta area. We are grateful to his Excellency, the Governor, for the construction of Arthur Nzeribe bridge
Governor Uzodinma has facilitated two ministers to the Niger Delta area.
No more misappropriation of 13% oil derivation in Imo State.
Look at dredging of Oguta lake.
Grade A Naval Base in Oguta. Just few days ago, the Governor visited our communities to Commission two standard hospitals located in Oguta and Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Areas, next week he will be in Oru East Local Government to Commission another hospital.”
Hon. Jones Uzoka, who was identified as the Chairman Of Niger Delta Elders Council, aligned himself on behalf of the council, throwing support for the re-election of the Governor.
Uzoka while addressing the group, pointed that Hope Uzodinma’s APC led administration has favoured the Oil Producing Communities, adding that his people have rejected opposition parties in the State and will massively vote for APC come November 11, Imo governorship poll.
They unanimously pass vote of implicit confidence on Uzodimma led shared prosperity administration, urging others to join.
Responding, Barr. Enyinnaya Onuegbu, the Chief Political Adviser to Governor of Imo State recounted the achievements of Governor Hope Uzodimma to include rehabilitation and reconstruction of quality roads, building and equipping hospitals among many others.
Hon. Enyinnaya Onuegbu who spoke on behalf of the Governor, thanked them for the rare privilege further enumerating the projects of the governor in the oil producing areas. “Upgrading Imo Poly,Umuagwo to University. Building hospitals and bridge in the area. The Governor will do better in his second term than his first term.
The Governor has reconstructed quality roads in Imo State.
I am urging all of you to continue supporting Uzodimma’s Government”, the Chief Political Adviser stated.