By Ikenna Orioha
As Imo people proudly marked the 48 years anniversary of statehood of Imo State, the APC South ‘East National Vice Chairman, Dr. Ijeomah Arodiogbu, has stated that Imo has recorded big success in all areas of human endeavours.
Arodiogbu pointed out that Imo State which was created on 3rd February 1976 by the then Military Head of State, General Murtala Mohammed, with Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu being its first Military Administrator, has tremendously progressed in human capital development, social amenities, education, cultural heritages, agriculture, farming, technology, trade, commerce, industry, tourism, hospitality, health, politics, governance, peace, security and orderliness.
The APC South East National Vice Chairman, who joined the Governor and other citizens of Imo State to grandly, joyfully celebrate the State 48 Years Independence Anniversary, said he is proud and happy to be an indigene of Imo State.
He observed that Imo State is richly blessed with natural resources which he posited are being positively used to advance the state and make life bearable for all citizens and residents of the state, saying the present regime has continued to show capacity and deep concern hence the upholding of democracy tenets for improved good leadership, respect to human dignity, rule of law, the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria which Imo State is subjected to.
Arodiogbu who has been contributing effectively to complement the rich efforts of government to develop the state to the advantage of all persons, remarked that APC and the Shared Prosperity Government being engineered by Hope Uzodimma has done marvelously to lift the state to greater heights in spite of numerous opposing and challenging forces.
Arodiogbu commended Uzodimma for being a visionary, pragmatic and selfless leader, qualities he mentioned are contributory to the huge achievements of the 3R Administration on quality road construction, maintenance, human empowerment, heath, education, tourism, regular payment of salary to workers and healthy promotion, payment of pensions and gratuities, peace, security of life and property, orderliness, among other great gains.
The pragmatic politician, supper philanthropist and renowned medical doctor urged the citizens to continue to believe in Imo as they work in one page with the leaders of the state to keep afloat the foundation, vision of prosperous, peaceful, secured and progressive Imo so that all citizens and residents would have cause to fruitful, respite and healthy existence.
“His Excellency, Governor Hope Uzodimma, has recorded big success in developing and edifying Imo State despite visible and invisible hiccups. He has done well to advance the state positively in line with the belief and vision of founders of Imo State. Hence the state is wearing beautiful looks and the citizens and residents are enjoying peace and social comfort”, Arodiogbu reflected.