The Imo state government is set to release packages for implementation by the Community Government Council (CGC) in the areas of health, education, agriculture and ICT.
According to this memo from the Ministry of Information & Strategy, the Hon. Commissioner , Mr. Chinedu Offor disclosed this during his inspection tour of CGC offices in Onuimo and Okigwe Local Government Areas.
Mr. Offor who addressed traditional rulers and Community Liaison Officers (CLOs) in the various communities in Onuimo and Okigwe, expressed satisfaction at the readiness of the people towards community administration policy of Governor Rochas Okorocha and enjoined all communities in the State to put in place necessary structures to enable them benefit from the projects already outlined for their communities.
The Information boss maintained that community based government would fast-track development in the rural areas and equally unlock its potentials in wealth creation. He averred that CGC will drive Rural Agricultural Programme which in turn would guarantee food security, employment and wealth creation the State.
Also commenting on the on-going road projects in the area, the Commissioner noted that the Owelle Rochas Okorocha’s administration embarked on aggressive road construction to provide access into every part of the state as well as make Imo a one-city state. He assured the people that every road project will be completed as work will continue on them after the rainy season and called on all to support the Rescue Mission agenda.
In their respective response, the Chairman, Okigwe Council of Traditional Rulers, HRH Eze Chukwunyere Ugochukwu and the traditional ruler of Diakuma Umuna in Onuimo LGA, HRH Eze E. I. G Anyabuike commended Governor Okorocha’s vision in re-enacting community government in the State, pointing out that it would propel the much desired development in the grassroots and pledged to support the programme.