Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha and Governor Elect, Emeka Ihedioha have made strong commitment to ensure a smooth transition
He hosted them at Government House, Owerri, where he harped on the need for a peaceful transition.
Okorocha promised a smooth transition saying he appreciates the calibre of personalities that made the Governor elect’s Transition Committee, stressing that he has no doubt that they would deliver expectedly for the overall interest and good of the State.
In his remarks, Chief Chris Okewulonu who led Ihedioha’s team to the meeting, enjoined both Commitee members to interface without rancour or bitterness.
He maintained that the overall essence of the Committee, is to among other things, ensure smooth and successful handover of power in the State come May 29, adding that the entire Imo people expect nothing but positive results from them.
” In the course of our meeting certain issues were looked at which are germane to us. These issues proved the fact that this opportunity should be used to bring harmony and peace in Imo State.
“And we took that decision against the backdrop of what has happened in the past.
W felt that this opportunity given to us, we should be able to change the narrative, we should be able to use it to make Imo to be greater than it is today. We want to use this opportunity to make sure that there is peace, there is harmony in Imo State.
” So one overriding consideration that dominated our mind, the Committee members, in the course of our deliberations is that the peace and development of Imo State is the most important thing for all of us. Moving forward, the overall and overriding interest of Imo people will continue to play in our minds” Okewulonu said