Report Card: Acheivements of the Okorocha Administration so far..

Umu nne m , the Achievements of the State Government led by Governor Rochas Okorocha has been presented to us. The Rescue mission has listed the following areas in which they have succesfully addressed within a span of the “first One hunded” days. Please  share with others… .  

PUBLIC UTILITIES 
Rehabilitation of Water Schemes in Imo State, namely:
1. Otamiri Head –Works
2. Egbu Water Scheme
3. Orji Water Scheme
4. Umuoba Water Scheme
5. Ubachima Water Scheme
6. Mgbidi Water Scheme
7. Umuowa Water Scheme
8. Osuama Water Scheme
9. Nsu Water Scheme

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY
Adoption of Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the execution of some projects, namely:
10. International Electrical, Electronics and Auto-Parts Market, Naze
11. Central Market for general goods, New Owerri
12. Imo Free Trade Zone, Ngor Okpala
13. Development of Industrial Clusters, Phase 2-4, Naze
14. International Trade Fair Complex/Exhibition Center, New Owerri
15. Transformation of Okigwe Regional Cattle market into Okigwe International Market
[The projects mentioned above are starting points, as the present government in Imo State has entered into agreements with their developers who are expected to commence work on the sites between September and October 2011, while Phase 1 of the Industrial Cluster has been completed.]
Adoption of Private Public Partnership in the re-activation of some moribund industries, namely:
16. Owerri Shoe Industry
17. Nsu Tiles and Ceramics Industry, Mbano
18. Ezinnachi Clay Products Industry

EDUCATION
19. Establishment of the Imo College of Advanced Professional Studies
20. Secured approval of 922 million(Nine hundred and twenty two million) naira from the Education Trust Fund (ETF) to be used for projects in Educational Institutions in Imo State
21. Commissioning of a well equipped Information Communication Technology (ICT) Laboratory at Girls Secondary School, Ikenegbu, Owerri
22. Secured approval for the establishment of National Teachers’ Institute (NTI) Study Center in Imo State
23. Release of 138 (one hundred and thirty-eight) million naira for payment of arrears of CONTISS/CONUAS (Academic & Non-academic) staff entitlements in Imo State University, Owerri
24. Provision of 100 (one hundred) million naira for the accreditation of courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Nursing Science in Imo State University
25. Reversal of the proposed 150,000(one hundred and fifty thousand ) naira school fees for students of Imo State University by the past administration
26. Increased subvention to the Imo State University from 57.56 million(fifty-seven million, five hundred and sixty thousand naira) to 100million(one hundred million) naira monthly
27. Commencement of the building of the Young Scientists’ College in Owerri
28. Declaration of free and compulsory primary and secondary school education in Imo State

HEALTH
29. Upgrading of General Hospital Owerri to a Specialist Hospital.
30. Connection of the Owerri Specialist Hospital to the National electricity grid
31. Provision of Solar energy as well as Solar-Powered borehole in the Owerri Specialist Hospital
32. Constitution of a Task-Force group on counterfeit and fake drugs and unwholesome food items
33. Purchase and distribution of medical equipments worth 90,000,000(ninety million) naira to health institutions in Imo State.
34. Approval of the payment of 100% CONMESS/CONHESS (salary structure) for all doctors and health workers in Imo State University Teaching Hospital.
35. Facilitating the return of some specialist doctors who left Imo State University Teaching Hospital (IMSUTH) before May 29th 2011
36. Reviving the Academic Curriculum of the Imo State University Medical School by ensuring the graduation of the 3rd set of medical doctors from the school in August 2011. It will be recalled that IMSU/IMSUTH have not graduated medical doctors in the last 2 (two) years owing to protracted industrial strikes by staffs of the institution
37. Purchase of 2 new ECG machines as well as 2 new Anaesthetic machines for use by IMSUTH
38. Successful implementation of 89%DPT3, 107%OPV3, 80%BCG,77%HBV and 96% anti-measles vaccination coverage of targeted children during the first round of the 2011 Maternal Newborn and Child Health Week held from 28th June2011 to 3rd July 2011

FINANCE
39. Payment of 12 years arrears of pension owed retired staffs of Imo State government
40. Release of 2.7 billion (two billion, seven hundred thousand) naira into the State and Local Government Joint Revenue Mission Bank Account for the development of Imo State rural schools and infrastructure

LOCAL GOVERNMENT
41. Implementation of the outstanding 2008 Local Government Staff conversion exercise in the various cadres
42. Actualizing the 2008 Local Government Junior staff promotion exercise

URBAN PLANNING
43. Commencement of negotiations with Messrs Roche Group from Ireland with a view to creating a demonstration layout which will pilot the provision of modular mass houses in Imo State
44. Commencement of negotiations with Hewlett- Packard Corporation, USA with a view to actualizing the computerization of the Imo State Land Registry
45. Commencement of negotiations with a Brazillian firm who is willing to partner with the Imo State government in providing power supply us