- Governor Rochas Okorocha has set up a transition committee which will oversee handover to the new governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha
- The committee which consists of 21 members is chaired by Mark Uchendu
- According to the activities lined up towards having a smooth transition, Governor Okorocha is expected to meet with the governor-elect on May 2
The Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, has set up a 21-member committee ahead of the transition of government in May.
The chief press secretary to the governor, Sam Onwuemeodo, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, April 23, Channels TV reports.
He explained that the committee would interface with the committee set up by the Governor-elect, Emeka Ihedioha, to ensure a hitch-free transition.
The committee, which is chaired by Mark Uchendu, has as members Adaora Ijezie, Emma Iwuanyanwu, Simeon Iwunze, Nkeiru Oluehi, Angela Uwakwem, and Ugochi Okoro.
Other members of the committee are Iyke Njoku, Chinyere Uwandu, Ngozi Nwamerenini, Professor Edna Njoku, Chika Ezeji, Professor Nnamdi Obiareri, and Ethelbert Ibebuchi, Kenneth Emelu, Jones Uzoka, Lasbery Okafor-Anyanwu, Pastor Henrienta Jacobs, Ikenna Emeh, Nelson Ezerioha, and the ‘Principal Secretary’.
According to the activities lined up towards having a smooth transition, Governor Okorocha is expected to meet with the governor-elect on May 2.
The inauguration of the joint committee and tour of Government House are also scheduled to take place on Thursday, May 2 .
Afterwards, Okorocha and Ihedioha will meet with various stakeholders such as the traditional rulers and labour leaders, as well as embark on a tour of selected projects in the state.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Governor Okorocha said there was a plot to cripple him politically ahead of 2023 and that is why he was denied his Certificate of Return as senator-elect for the Imo West senatorial district.
He made the comment while speaking with newsmen at the Imo Governor’s Lodge in Asokoro, Abuja, on Thursday, March 14.
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