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The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, has explained he is confident that his achievements in the last three and a half years will secure his re-election ambition on 11th November this year.
Uzodinma gave this explanation yesterday at the second edition of the Orlu Zone Development Forum Summit 2023 which was held at the Nkwerre Local Government Area (LGA) of Imo State.
The forum — an apolitical and non-partisan organization of stakeholders and leaders of Imo West Senatorial District extraction, also known as Orlu zone — aims primarily to address issues that affect the development, progress, peace and unity of Orlu zone.
According to the governor, his administration in the last three years has fulfilled and even surpassed all its campaign promises and if given the opportunity to lead the state for a second term, he will do better and exceed the expectations of Imo Indigenes.
Participants at the summit moved a motion for the adoption and endorsement of the governor, who is the All Progressives Congress (APC), as their sole candidate for the November 11 governorship election.
The Chairman of the Imo Elders Council, Cletus Iluomuanya, said the aim of the summit was to bring together well-meaning Orlu indigenes to discuss the development of the zone, especially as it regards unity, peace and security.
The objective also includes charting the course for the zone in the election.
The keynote speaker and former National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) chieftain, Ralph Obiora, speaks on the need to embrace the Imo Charter of Equity that enables even rotation of power within the three geopolitical zones of the state.
On security, he urged leaders across the state to put aside political differences and support the government of the day in fighting all forms of criminality in the state.