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Uzodinma’s Re-Inauguration: Imo Ready For Monday’s Event

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Owerri, the Imo State capital, is set to host a gathering of political and business luminaries from across Nigeria next Monday for the second-term inauguration of Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor.

Senator Hope Uzodimma secured victory in the Imo State governorship election held on November 11, 2023, as officially declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission.

With an overwhelming support of 540,308 votes, Senator Hope Uzodimma achieved a clean sweep, emerging as the winner in all 27 local government areas of the State.

The forthcoming inauguration has set off a wave of celebration across the entire State, transforming Owerri, the capital, into a vibrant and renewed city.

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In readiness for the swearing-in ceremony, the Dan Anyiam Stadium has undergone thorough preparations, and a flurry of activities is underway to guarantee the smooth execution of the event.

Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Hon Declan Emelumba, told newsmen that efforts were being made to achieve a hitch free event.

He disclosed that the Governor did set up an all encompassing Committee of more than 100 prominent persons from Imo State and beyond, across Party lines, to organise a seamless inauguration ceremony, adding that the Committee is chaired by Senator Chris Anyanwu and Co-chaired by Chief Cosmas Iwu, Secretary to the State Government, who also doubles as Secretary of the Committee.

Emelumba outlined that before the inauguration, a Thanksgiving Mass is planned for Sunday, January 14, 2024, at Maria Assumpta Cathedral, Owerri. Most Rev Dr. Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji, the Metropolitan See of the Owerri Catholic Archdiocese, will lead the service.

He clarified that following the inauguration on Monday, there is scheduled to be a State banquet at Government House, Owerri.

The Commissioner revealed that dignitaries nationwide have received invitations to the event, with supporters from all 27 local government areas anticipated to attend the ceremony.

Emelumba added: ‘It will be a momentous event as Imo people are joyously awaiting the ceremony. We are working hard on crowd control because our supporters across the 27 local government areas are all eager to attend the ceremony.’

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