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April 16, 2024

I am committed to peace in Imo, Nigeria – Uzodimma

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Governor Hope Uzodimma

By Chinonso Alozie

The Imo state Governor Hope Uzodimma on Tuesday said his committed to achieving peace in Imo state and Nigeria at large.

Uzodimma disclosed this to newsmen in Owerri, through his Chief Press Secretary Oguwike Nwachukwu.

This was after he met with the Ihube Peace Committee from Okigwe council area of Imo state led by the Emeritus Prelate of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, Most Reverend Dr Sunday Uche.

According to the statement, “Governor Uzodimma acknowledged the set back which Imo State has suffered as a result of insecurity in Ihube area of Okigwe and promised continuous collaboration with the leaders and stakeholders from the area to achieve the desired peace and harmony.

“He thanked the members of the Ihube Peace Committee ably led by the Emeritus Prelate of the Methodist Church of Nigeria, Most Rev Dr Sunday Uche for the visit and interest in what was being done by government to achieve lasting peace and harmony in their area.”

Also the statement quoted earlier, Reverend Uche had told the Governor that they were committed, like other well meaning members of the public, to ensure that peace reigns in all parts of Imo State and Nigeria for sustainable development to thrive.

“He thanked the Governor for providing quality leadership in Imo State and urged him to do whatever is within his power, collaborating with leaders and stakeholders, to ensure that peace reigns in Imo State and beyond,” he said