This is to inform Imo people and indeed the general public that the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo will be the Guest Speaker at the Imo Day of Thanksgiving which holds on Monday, December 19, 2016 at the Hero’s Square by 3pm.
The President-elect of Ghana, Mr. Nana Akufo-Addo will also be in attendance as the Special Guest of Honour. And Imo people are expected to attend en masse to give God glory.
In the course of the Thanksgiving, whatever that is realized whether material or cash will be shared for the less privileged people in the various wards in the State through the ward Coordinators of the State Development Councils (SDC).
The lighting of the Christmas tree will also take place the same Monday, December 19, 2016 by 2pm. There will also be Carol night on that day.
On Tuesday, December 20, 2016, the Ada Imo and Opara Imo Contest will take place by 2pm at Imo International Convention Centre (IICC). Winners at the end of the Contest would have Car and Cash rewards.
But the local wrestling contest will take place at the Freedom Square by 10am preceding the Ada Imo and Opara Imo Contest on that Tuesday, December 20, 2016.
On Wednesday, December 21, 2016, the much talked-about Imo Carnival will take place at the Hero’s Square by 2pm.
The Security agencies in the State have all taken steps to ensure hitch-free events.
The governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has taken all these initiatives to ensure that Imo people enjoy the Christmas and remain on the fast lane of development and growth.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor