Uzodinma forfeits security vote for workers’ salaries, pension in Imo

Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, Tuesday announced that he has forfeited his security vote to enable him to meet up with the economic challenges in Imo, especially the payment of salaries and pension in the state.

The governor spoke when he met with the Imo Economic Development Initiative, led by Professor Maurice Iwu, at government House in Owerri, adding that he took the decision because of the paucity of funds issue before his administration.

He also revealed that his next plan was to establish power and petrochemical plants, to boost electricity supply in the state.

Other plans of Uzodinma are to review the 2020 budget passed into law in order to address the current problems militating against development in the state.

He pointed out that “On his intention to run an open and transparent administration, Governor Uzodinma disclosed that Town Hall meetings are to hold at the various councils where stakeholders shall brainstorm to identify their real needs.

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