Governor Rochas Okorocha has appealed to those whose properties have been affected by the on-going Construction works on some of the major roads in Owerri and environs for their understanding, adding that his intention was to build a State of our collective dreams and aspirations.
Governor Okorocha spoke Tuesday evening when he embarked on the inspection of Amakohia road where he drove straight to, from the Imo Airport, stressing that the policy of Imo my pride was dear to his heart and would ensure its realization in the overall interest of the State and her people.
Amidst excitement from residents of Amakohia road who came out in their large number to hail him, Governor Okorocha said the people were happy because they know he meant well, adding that before 2019 when his second term would elapse, he would have succeeded in building a new Imo the people of the State would be proud of.
His words, “Owerri is the fastest growing City in the Country at the moment. And we need to undertake certain development actions that would befit the City of our dream. We are expanding the roads. We also want to make Owerri the cleanest. We are building markets outside Owerri town to make it really a city we can all be proud of”.
He continued, “We are doing well. The State recorded the highest number of JAMB applicants. Investors are willing to come. And what we are doing now might hurt some people, but they should all know we meant well. We only need the understanding and cooperation of Imo people”.