The state Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has commended the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on the important role it has played in the development of Niger Delta Area.
Owelle Rochas Okorocha made the commendation when the Commandant- General of the Corps, Pro. Adewale Abolurin paid a courtesy call on him at the Government House, Owerri.
Governor Okorocha noted that since assumption of office, the Commandant-General, Prof. Abolurin has displayed leadership qualities worthy of emulation, particularly in the area of security to the country.
He informed the corps marshal that the security in Imo state has improved, adding that only two weeks ago, government distributed 100 security vehicles under the Imo Rescue Security Outfit and reiterated government’s determination to secure the lives and properties of Imo citizenry.
He also said his administration has within short stay in office made its education sector the best in the country and because of impo9rtance his administration attaches to education, he said government would not hesitate to grant their request for land to build their training institute in the state.
Earlier, the Commandant-General of the Corps, Prof. Abolurin, who noted that the Governor has been a member of the corps since inception, had appealed to the people of the state to give the Governor a chance and enabling environment to demonstrate his God-given qualities, especially in humanitarian areas.
He observed that within 100 days the Governor has made giant strides and remarkable achievements and would do more if given the opportunity, and appealed to the state government for a piece of land to enable the corps build its training institute in the state.
Present during the courtesy visit were the state Deputy Governor, Sir. Jude Agbaso, the Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, Chief Benjamin Uwajimogu and the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Anthony Anwuka.
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