The Executive Governor of Imo State, His Excellency, Senator Hope Uzodimma has been praised for his clear demonstration of deep sense of magnanimity in victory with his recent decision to reinstate or recall a total of 3,500 civil servants previously sacked by his predecessors. This commendation was made by Prince Chidi Obi, President General, on behalf of Owerri Young Patriots Assembly, a broad based socio-cultural organization of progressive minded youths of Owerri zone.
Addressing newsmen in Owerri over the weekend, the group described Governor Uzodimma as a true servant leader who is committed to running an all inclusive and open door government devoid of vindictive actions, having shown good faith to all and sundry irrespective of individual political persuasions. Prince Obi stated that the Governors decision to reinstate sacked workers is for the best interest of Imo youths and enjoined him to do more to alleviate the suffering of unemployed graduates.
According Obi, the development signposts that the governor is committed to addressing the issue of unemployment of which successive administrations ignored with no single cottage industry established in the state in the last 15 years.
He acknowledged the governor’s choice of appointees from Owerri zone as a reflection of his commitment to being a Governor of the entire Imo State and not a zonal governor of Imo State. The President General, Prince Chidi Obi further hailed the appointments of Barr. Kingsley Onunouju, Chief Enyinna Onuegbu, Dr. Iyke Njoku, Hon. Macdonald Ebere, Engr. Innocent Ikpamezie amongst others, describing them as square pegs in square holes, who would assist the Governor in implementing his well thought out welfare packages for the people of Imo State.
He went further to call on Imolites, particularly Owerri zone political leaders & youths to rally round the administration of Senator Hope Uzodimma for the common good of the people and expressed confidence in the political maturity of the Governor to give every section of the state fair and just treatment while maintaining that the Governor with his approach to the business of governance will no doubt prove his critics wrong.
Prince Chidi Obi thereafter called on all Owerri Youths especially those of Owerri Young Patriots to support the Hope Uzodinma’s administration.