Governor Okorocha Canvasses for Additional State for South-East


Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has urged the National
Assembly to ensure that additional state is created in South-East on
the basis of equality and fairness.
Governor Okorocha who stated this when a committee on State Creation
visited him in Government House, Owerri, maintained that an additional
state in the south-east would bring the zone at par with other zones
in the country.
The governor posited that South-East has been marginalized due to the
imbalance in the number of states and urged all the stakeholders in
the zone to close ranks to ensure that the project is actualized.
Gov Okorocha promised that his administration would offer the
necessary support and logistics required in the project, adding that
additional state to the zone would largely boost socio-economic
development of the zone.
He enjoined the Committee to engage with relevant stakeholders as
well as embark on aggressive sensitization campaign within and outside
the south-east zone.
The governor further posited that additional state for the zone could
be created from Imo and Anambra for equity and fairness in the




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