Earlier today, the Hon. Commissioner for Environment & Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ikay V. Njoku, went to Otamiri sand mining sites, off Aba Road/Nekede, to inspect the degradation impact the sand mining activities have caused in the area.
He went with the permanent secretary, HOD Ecology dept., a consultant and two other personnels. The prosperity governor of the state, HE, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, had earlier last April, directed the stopping of sand mining in all the sites in Owerri municipal and across the state until further notice.
The Hon. Commissioner accosted both the miners, dump owners, sand dealers and tipper drivers, and delivered the message personally. He let them understand that their activities are causing a long term ecological hazard to the communities where they operate and should henceforth stop, or arrested.
Ihiagwa community thanks Imo Government as Deputy Governor inspects increased pace of work at ihiagwa Obinze Road Bridge
The ihiagwa community in Owerri West local government area of Imo state went into ecstatic jubilation as they received His Excellency the Deputy Governor of Imo state, Prof Placid Njoku who made one of his usual unannounced and unscheduled trips to the construction site of the ihiagwa Obinze Road.
Speaking to the Deputy Governor, one of the community leaders , Engr Ihim, thanked His Excellency the Deputy Governor for his unalloyed commitment to duty especially with regard to the roads and bridge been built accoss the ihiagwa Obinze Road.
The community leader praised the Governor of Imo state, His Excellency Senator Hope Uzodinma for his determined approach to salvage the people of ihiagwa and Obinze communities even in the face the unprecedented covid19 pandemic.
Responding, Prof Placid Njoku said he was on site in line with the directives of His Excellency Senator Hope Uzodinma who is singularly determined to ensure that Imo roads are completed to avert suffering on the masses during the rainy season.
The Deputy Governor told the people that Imo state is blessed with a listening and kind hearted Governor who is committed to detail and achieving set approaches and goals, he noted that it’s a show of his believe and progressive ideals that the Governor asked the contractors to continue work while giving them all necessary assistance and funding. The Deputy Governor remarked that the Hope Uzodinma administration does not play politics with the needs and welfare of the people and as a priority, concede the good of the people first even at the risk of been politically incorrect
NDDC ACTING MANAGING DIRECTOR DR. JOY NUNIEH VISITS IMO STATE.
Pays Courtesy Visit to His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha CON, Governor of Imo State at Government House, Owerri.
Governor Ihedioha leads the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr. Joy Nunieh and her team on an inspection tour of the abandoned failed Bridge at 4th Inland Road, Owerri.
Imo Bu Nke Anyi.
Attention Road Users:
Asphalting of the Ugwu Orji Flyover axis of Owerri/ Okigwe Road is currently ongoing.
The officials on site are doing their best to ensure free flow of traffic. Let us cooperate with them.
Governor Ihedioha is #Rebuilding Imo.
Imo Bu Nke Anyi.