SENATOR HOPE UZODINMA SWORN IN AS 6TH EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF IMO STATE, PLEDGES TO RESPECT SEPARATION OF POWER
Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in March 2019 governorship election in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma has been sworn in as the sixth civilian governor of the state.
Imo State Chief Judge, Justice Paschal Nnadi, administered oath of office and allegiance to Governor Uzodinma and the Deputy, Professor Placid Njoku in a brief ceremony that held at Heroes Square, Owerri.
In his inaugural address, Senator Uzodinma promised to pursue five cardinal programmes anchored on Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Recovery of the state.
He said his administration would reposition the state on the path of economic prosperity and gave an assurance that he would respect the doctrine of separation of powers among the three arms of government.
Governor Uzodinma directed the State Accountant General to submit the details of accounts and contracts awarded by the state from 2010 to date.
He stated that his emergence as governor had restored his confidence in the judiciary and added that he had forgiven those who denied him victory after election.
Dignitaries who attended the ceremony included National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomohle, Senator Rochas Okorocha and Minister of State for Education Chief Emeka Nwajiuba.