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President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the policies of the Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma are very much in uniformity with his.
The president claimed that everything Uzodinma doing is in line with his administration’s vision of providing critical infrastructure and a safe environment for economic growth.
The president also said that he would continue to assist the Imo State Government in its area of need within the ambit of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
President Buhari made the remarks Thursday while commissioning the Owerri-Onitsha road bypass at Egbeada completed by Governor Uzodinma as part of his one-day working visit to the state.
Some of the projects commissioned by the president include the first phase of the Naze-Nekede-Ihiagwa Road, the flood control drainage, the State Exco Chambers and the Egbeda bypass, amongst others.
‘I am here to see what the governor is doing and from what I have seen, he has been working very hard. I believe in what he has been doing because his vision is in tandem with my own vision which is to provide infrastructure and a safe environment for economic development,’ the president stated.
‘I will continue to assist the Imo state government in whatever is their area of need within the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.’
Speaking earlier, Governor Uzodinma, who expressed his gratitude to President Buhari for being physically present to commission the projects, said that when he took office on January 15, 2020, major roads in the state, especially in the capital, had collapsed.
Owerri was deserted as residents had complied with the sit-at-home order by Igbo separatists Indigenous Peoples Biafra (IPOB) ahead of the official visit to the state by President Buhari.
All the major markets and banks in the state capital were closed, with residents choosing to stay indoors.
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