After the long game of chess with the House of Assembly, the member- elect representing Oguta State Constituency, Eugene Dibiagwu was sworn in yesterday 27th of September 2012 at exactly 3.30 pm by the Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu. Performing the Ceremony, Speaker Uwajumogu urged Hon. Dibiagwu to abide by the rules of the Assembly.
According to this report from the House of Assembly, the Oath of allegiance and membership into the Imo State House of Assembly was administered by the clerk of the House, Chief Barrister Chris Duru in the presence of the Speaker and all the other Honourable Members, including the press and of course visitors and well wishers.
Hon. Simeon Iwunze, member for Isiala Mbano State Constituency while contributing, stated clearly that the inauguration of Hon. Eugene Dibiagwu has proved that the Imo State House of Assembly follows the rule of law and infact understands what democracy was all about. He thanked Speaker Uwajumogu for performing the ceremony. All the other Honourable members congratulated and welcomed Hon. Dibiagwu to the House.
In his remark shortly after his inauguration, Dibiagwu thanked God for making it possible for him to be inaugurated.
“I also thank the people of Oguta who gave me their mandate to represent them in the first place. I equally thank the Rt. Hon. Speaker, my fellow colleagues and the Executive governor of Imo State for the support and love they have shown me today. I thank you”. Hon. Dibiagwu concluded.