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Uzodinma Approves Use Of Govt Facility For Opposition Parties

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Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has approved the use of government-owned facilities for the opposition political parties, for their campaigns.

The Eastern Updates reports that yesterday Governor Uzodinma declared that all political parties interested in campaigning at any of the government-owned facilities in the state were welcomed so long as they follow legal stipulations.

He pointed out that the onus is on the political parties to deliver their message to Imo people who will in turn evaluate such messages and utilise them the way they deem necessary.

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When news of the approval given by Governor Uzodimma to the Labour Party to hold their rally at Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu Square today broke, excited members of the party could not hide their praises for the Governor for his magnanimity and demonstration of politics without rancour and bitterness.

The Imo State coordinator of Obi-Datti Presidential Campaign Council Imo State, Dr. Fabian Ihekweme who took to the social media platforms on Monday to announce the approval thanked the governor profusely and instructed their supporters “to spread the good news.’

Ihekweme wrote: ‘His Excellency, Governor Hope Uzodimma in his usual magnanimity and in the spirit of ensuring level playing ground for all political parties has approved the use of all Government facilities subject to payment of statutory charges for any political party that requires same. This includes Ndubuisi Kanu Square (former Heroes Square) and any other state-owned facility. 

In another report, the Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma over the weekend bagged a peace award from the United Nations for his efforts at promoting inter-ethnic harmony in Nigeria and good governance in the state.

The Eastern Updates gathered that he was nominated for the award by the United Towns Agency (UTA) for North-South Cooperation of the United Nations.

The Eastern Updates



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