In what appears a counter rally to the one organized by some civil society groups against the mis-governance of Governor Rochas Okorocha, some youths organized by an aide of Imo State Governor, Jeff Nwoha will be staging a solidarity rally in favour of the Governor and President Muhammadu Buhari.
According to the organizers, the rally will hold from December 18 to 24, 2017 in Owerri- the same period for the anti Okorocha protests is expected to hold.
According to a statement the pro Okorocha/Buhari rally is aimed showing “ appreciation for their purposeful, human and people oriented leadership, Imo Youths from different Youth organizations will embark on massive solidarity Rally for President Muhamadu Buhari and Governor Rochas Okorocha”
It said the reasons for the solidarity rally for the Governor include Free Education, Human capital development, Urban Renewal, Over 3000 kilometres of urban and rural roads, Transformation of Owerri capital territory to modern model city, introduction of a Robust transportation system like the TAXIMO as well as upgrading of Sam Mbakwe Airport to international Airport, Building of 305 Upstairs in 305 wards in Imo, making of millionaires in 305 wards in Imo, Massive infrastructural development Increment in school enrolment, 27 General Hospitals in 27 LGAs , Improved Security system, Guaranteed Political freedom especially to the youths and many more.
The group also identified some of the achievements of the Buhari administration.