Imo state Governor, Hope Uzodinma, who has distanced self from the leadership tussle in the Imo state House of Assembly, has rather enjoined the newly elected members of the House, to see to it that they make the state’s Assembly, the best in the country.
Gov. Uzodinma, while hosting some members of the state’s House of Assembly in his office, upheld that, the legislative arm has the right to choose its leaders; and therefore, he will not interfere in the crisis witnessed in that arm of government, which started shortly after the change of baton to new legislators.
Reports gathered confirmed that, the new House Speaker, Kennedy Ibeh, his Deputy, Amara Iwuanyanwu, Paul Emeziem, the state’s former Speaker, who was impeached from office, and some other lawmakers, were all part of the team that visited the Governor’s office.
Gov. Hope Uzodinma, instead of meddling with the House affairs, appealed to the lawmakers, to forget about the past, and forge ahead, for a better Imo state, and a vibrant legislation.
He said, “do more work”, “and make the legislative business attractive, and interesting.”
The Governor congratulated the lawmakers for the peaceful transition of power to the newly elected Speaker, even without any external interference; adding that, it is a sign that democracy is thriving in the state.
“Imo State needs a united, functional, effective, and efficient House of Assembly, that will work towards giving the people the desired dividends of democracy.”
Gov. Uzodinma after encouraging all the legislators, did not also fail to remind them that, “God is the ultimate decider of what anyone will be in life and/or, what position one will occupy as a human being.”