Government Of Imo State
– Used Brooms To Sweep The Stadium To Remove The Foot-Prints Of The Pdp Members
As early as 7.00a.m. on Monday, February 24, 2014, thousands of Imo women stormed the streets of Owerri to protest against the PDP and its leaders over the provocative statements they had made during their party’s rally last weekend, with the women saying that the PDP leaders had come to provoke Imo people
The women who were chanting war songs with their brooms also went to the Dan Anyiam Stadium where the PDP rally was held and swept the stadium claiming that they had swept away the foot-prints of the PDP leaders and members who were there last weekend.
As they swept the stadium, they were heaping curses on the PDP accusing the party of mismanaging the resources of the state for 12 years, and with nothing to show for it.
From the stadium, the women marched along the major streets of Owerri including wetheral, Okigwe and Mbaise roads. But before leaving the stadium, the leader of the women, Chief Mrs. Josephine Udorji said the PDP leaders came to remind Imo people about the scars they left on their bodies when they governed the state for 12 years, expressing surprise that the president could attend such a rally to receive those who have no electoral value again.
Other women leaders, who addressed the crowd included Mrs. Getrude Oduka and Mrs. Tina Adike and they said that they allowed the PDP rally to hold because the president came, and said that they would not allow such again.
The women also marched to the Government House to register their solidarity to the Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha where, Chief Uche Nwosu, the Honourable Commissioner of Lands and Urban Development addressed them and told them that Imo people know who is who and would speak loudly and clearly in 2015. He thanked the women for their unflinching support.
for: SSA, Media