What is wrong with Imo state these days? At least in Abia state, you do not expect anything. They run for elections for years and you hope when they get there, we would have different outcomes. But nothing like that. Now, workers have to march to the government house to remind a governor to pay them in the land Sam Mbakwe (God continues to bless him) built.
Like Lateef Jakande (God bless him, he just passed), the legendary Lagos state governor, Mbakwe belonged to a generation of servant-leaders. A man who inspired Imolites to help him build Imo.
Those days as primary school kids, principals would ask kids, the governor sent this document, ask your parents to make donations to the government. Weeks later, everyone would return with 25k, one naira, etc as the citizens donated money to help the governor on one project or another. At the end of that campaign, Mbakwe would go to IBC to thank the Imolites, and immediately call for action for the next project.
Owerri became beautiful and amazing. Imo rose to the mountaintop. Like Jakande who was building schools on every corner of Lagos, human development was rising.
People, where are men like Mbakwe and Jakande?
FEW DAYS AGO SEN. HOPE UZODINMA SAID HE HAS PAID ALL WORKERS IN THE STATE, THAT ANYONE HE HAS NOT PAID, EITHER THE PERSON IS A GHOST WORKER OR A ROGUE….. HE WENT AHEAD AND SAID, LET THE PERSON BRING HIS/HER DOCUMENTS TO GOVERNMENT HOUSE….
TODAY, THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2020, THOUSANDS OF IMO WORKERS ARE AT THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE GATE SINGING…. “WE ARE NOT GHOSTS OOOOO”---
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