…As Speaker canvases for support, political foresight among citizenry at eye treatment flag off in Okigwe .
Imo State Speaker, Rt. Hon Benjamin Uwajumogu on Friday attended the flag off of a free eye treatment programme in Okigwe local Government, organized by mazi Clement Owunna, declaring that Okigwe people would continue to witness quality representation, completion and commissioning of projects till the administrations last day in office, even as he advocated for political foresight among the people of Okigwe.
The speaker who spoke at Clement Owunna’s free eye medical programme thanked the sponsor for providing free eye treatment and glasses which he pleaded should be extended to the critics of the administration so that they will join well meaning Okigwe people to see and acknowledge the rescue administrations developmental strides and massive urban renewal going on in okigwe Zone.
He reiterated the need for the people to utilize the opportunity offered to them by their son to treat themselves of any eye defect.
Informing the people that the State Government has made some progress since they took over power in 2011, Uwajumogu said the State’s 2013 Budget recorded high performance.
He explained that the impact of the performance can be felt in the improving and increasing quality of life of people, stressing that since the beginning of the administration, much progress has been made in education, healthcare and the construction of major, rural and inner city roads in the Okigwe municipality.
‘’the administration have delivered more than 15 rural roads in okigwe, 6 general hospitals in Okigwe Zone is nearing completion, street lights in Okigwe municipality, free and quality education, new schools are springing up every day and many more ”, he added.
Giving a commitment that, completions and commissioning of projects is what the people of Okigwe Zone would continue to witness till the last day of this administration in office , Uwajumogu said despite few incidents of violence that were reported, the Zone’s security commitment has raised the bar, making the Zone safer and the communities secure.
speaking to reporters after the programme,Uwajumogu tasked the people to also help in promoting security by being vigilant, conscious and taking less risks while being involved in safety measures, adding that no one should leave anything to chance but always report about strange occurrences in their various communities to the CGC, Mayor of Okigwe,High chief Tony Black Nduka, religious or traditional leaders or better still call the police
Earlier in the programme , Chief Ok 2000 and HRH Eze Onyenwe commended the Speaker for working harmoniously with the Governor to bring about change for the people of Okigwe Zone.