“Find Courage and Confront Evil Men Sponsoring, Insecurity in Imo, Uzodimma Tells Peace Committee
- The national peace committee has been urged to confront the evil people sponsoring insecurity in Imo state
- According to the Imo state governor, his government will support and give them the necessary logistics that will make their job easy
- The governor also advised them to take it as a responsibility to ensure the restoration of peace anchored on justice
Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma has promised to partner with the National Peace Committee, Imo State Chapter.
Governor Uzodimma made this promise during the courtesy visit of the members of the committee to the Government House, Owerri.
In a statement made available to Legit.ng, the governor advised them to take it as a responsibility to ensure the restoration of peace anchored on justice, noting that his government will support and give them the necessary logistics that will make their job easy.
He encouraged them to find courage and confront evil men sponsoring violence and insecurity in the State.
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Speaking earlier, the chairman of the Committee in the State, Rev. Fr. (Prof.) Philip Ogbonna said they came to inform Governor Uzodimma that the National Peace Committee Imo State Chapter had since been inaugurated in Imo State on November 7, 2022 and to request that the Governor gives them the necessary support and logistics to fulfill their mandate.
2023: Hope Uzodimma, wife promise APC massive votes at southeast women presidential rally
All Progressives Congress (APC) women in the southeast on Tuesday, January 17 held a presidential rally for the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima in Owerri, the Imo state capital.
A statement sent to Legit.ng by the media team of the Imo governor, noted that the women were led by the First Lady of the state and coordinator, Southeast Tinubu/Shettima women campaign team, Barr. Mrs. Chioma Uzodimma.
Present at the event were the wives of the APC candidates, Senator Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu, Hajia Nana Shettima, APC women leader, Mrs. Betty Edu and the host of other personalities across the zone. Addressing the mammoth crowd of women at the event, Mrs. Uzodimma recounted that the southeast women had gathered in their numbers in October last year when they held a One Million rally for Tinubu/Shettima.
2023: Hope Uzodimma canvasses South-East votes for Tinubu, Shettima in Enugu
In another report, Uzodimma said that Ndigbo need to embrace the message of "renewed hope" especially concerning national politics, for their collective and national interest.
The governor made the comment during the presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and his running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima at Michael Okpara Square, Enugu state. Governor Uzodimma who doubles as the APC southeast presidential campaign coordinator further advised Ndigbo to embrace the politics of inclusiveness at the national level as against the "isolation-kind" of politics which he said has yielded no result.
While drumming up support for Tinubu, Governor Uzodimma reiterated that the APC is the national party to be associated with and Tinubu is the best and brightest from Southern Nigeria.