Imo state government has called for tolerance among all the ethnic groups in the country and asked them to eschew vengeance as vengeance belong to God.
Addressing a cross section of Egbuoma people at the grand reception ceremony half on behalf of the Secretary to Imo State Government (SSG), Prof. Anthony Anwuka at Egbuoma community square, in Oguta Local Government Area of the state, the Imo state governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha condemned the incessant ethnic and religious terrorist attacks in the country.
Gov. Okorocha said the act was not only evil and barbaric, but also a threat to the unity of the country and urged the people of Egbuoma Oguta not to revenge but tolerate Hausas and Yorubas who live in the area.
He said the violence of killing those worshipping their God in the
church is totally unacceptable because it would destroy the effort of the government and Nigerians to sustain unity in diversity and weakens the further efforts to take a unity stand against Boko Haram.
The governor however thanked the people of the area for their support and urged them to continue to pray for the progress of the state.
He disclosed on plans of the Executive Council to summon commercial and transport drivers in the state especially the Keke, Taxi and Bus to decide on the amount of transport fare they would collect from the masses, which he said would help to alleviate the suffering of the ordinary man in the street.
Gov. Okorocha also hinted that the state government is making efforts to introduce mass transit buses in the state at a reduced cost to assist its citizens cope with the present challenges.
For: SSA to the Governor (Media)