A cleric in Imo State, Bishop Uzoma Emmanuel has accused the Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma of getting no regard to the struggling of Imo folks.
The Bishop additionally flayed the procurement of automobiles for political appointees and civil servants by the governor, describing the motion to have uncovered the federal government’s insensitivity to the plight of the residents.
Bishop Uzoma, who’s the prelate of Christ Victorious Alive Revival Mission and Rector Alive Theological Seminary, Owerri made the comment in an announcement on the weekend.
In accordance with him, Gov. Uzodimma ought to have cleared backlog of arrears of salaries and pensions being owed by his authorities as an alternative of partaking within the extravagant expenditure of buying vehicles for appointees of his authorities.
He mentioned; “Senator Hope Uzodinma has given automotive presents to his political appointees and coaster buses for the civil servants. In my view, the governor appeared to be blind to the plight of the folks he’s governing.
“His insensitivity could have led to his refusal to pay staff and pensioners their excellent salaries. Imolites should not pleased with him, the cash he used to purchase the vehicles ought to have been used to pay salaries.
“The automobiles he purchased who will take pleasure in them: the hungry staff or the political appointees that aren’t being paid?
“The vehicles and buses are good however shouldn’t be the precedence of the Governor now, he offset the state’s gathered payments first, individuals are dying of starvation. The wet season is across the nook, the roads are too unhealthy. few days in the past, it rained and all of the roads in Owerri municipality had been flooded.
“The federal government of Hope Uzodinma needs to be a listening authorities. The governor could have good intentions however he has unhealthy advisers, a gathering of stakeholders needs to be convened quickly for dialogue. Up until now the folks of Imo State are but to benefit from the dividends of democracy.”
The cleric suggested Governor Uzodinma to borrow a leaf from his colleague’s infrastructural developments in Ebonyi State, saying the State governor, David Umahi had surpassed his contemporaries within the nation.