- PDP members in Imo state House of Assembly have promised to work together with the newly sworn-in governor of the state
- The lawmakers said they do not think there will be problems working with APC's Hope Uzodinma
- According to the lawmakers, Uzodinma's emergence as governor was a victory to the people of Imo state and the lawmakers represent Imolites
Lawmakers of the Imo state House of Assembly under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have said that they will work harmoniously with the newly sworn-in governor of the state, Hope Uzodinma.
The PDP members, who heavily dominate the House of Assembly, said they do not think there will be problems working with the newly sworn-in governor.
Reacting to the fact that there are only two members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party among the 27 members of the House of Assembly, the speaker of the House, Chiji Collins said he did not think the state legislature populated by the PDP will have any problem with the new administration.
Daily Trust reports that Collins describing Uzodinma's emergence as governor as victory to the people of Imo state said the lawmakers in House represent Imolites.
He also said that the lawmakers are not occupying their seat for the purpose of fighting but are at the House to serve the Imo people.
Collins said: “The members of the House of Assembly are all Imolites and we represent Imo people. So we have not come to fight anybody."
"We are sons of daughters of Imo and we are representing them and so anything we will do will be in their best interest," Collins said.
Also speaking, the state lawmaker representing Ikeduru constituency, Uche Ogbuagu, said he was delighted about Uzodinma's emergence as governor of Imo state.
He also said that the new administration might use the opportunity to right all the wrongs of the Emeka Ihedioha's led administration.
“Apart from this, we all have one thing in common and this is the good and progress of all Imolites. Anybody God has chosen to be the governor of Imo state, I cannot fight that person. I am a product of providence and destiny and so I don’t fight destinies,” Ogbuagu said.
Ogbuagu further noted that every action which will be taken by lawmakers in the House will be dependant on the party's leadership in Imo state.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a former auditor general of the state in Imo, Osita Nwosu, invaded the office on Wednesday, January 15.
Legit.ng gathered that Nwosu invaded his former office ain an attempt to carry away some files before he was blocked by the workers in the state shortly before the swearing-in of the new governor.
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