From Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri
Former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha while joining other politicians in the State to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari to the State tomorrow said he is happy that those that criticised him for urging Ndigbo to join the All Progressive Congress(APC) are now reaping the dividends.
Okorocha in a statement by his special adviser on media,Sam Onwuemeodo recalled that the State was one of the first President Buhari visited few months after forming APC in 2014. He added that the President came again in April 7,2015 after the March 28, 2015 Presidential election, to thank people of the State for their effort and support for his election.
During the visit the President he said had Commissioned some of his landmark projects , including the International Cargo Airport, the Ultra Modern Police Headquarters and Prison Headquarters, respectively.
He added “we also formed and funded a lot of Security outfits including, Imo Community Network, Civil Guard, Imo Community Watch, Niger Delta Civil Guards etc. With all these Security outfits working hand-in-glove with the Police and other Security agencies in the State, the state was totally secured.
“To say the least, Okorocha’s governorship in Imo for eight years saw total peace, harmony, political tolerance and prosperity in the State.” The statement concludes.