18th December, 2021
Governor Hope Uzodimma has said he will reveal the names of those behind growing insecurity in Imo State at a stakeholders meeting to be held on 3, January, 2021.
Uzodimma said the names of the sponsors of insecurity were revealed by 18 suspects recently arrested by security operatives over killing of two councillors in the state.
The Governor who spoke in Owerri while addressing elected officials of the All Progressives Congress, APC, said his government will do all within its powers to ensure that the State is safe.
He added that anyone working encouraging criminality in the state, no matter how highly placed, would be made to face the full wrath of the law.
“Let me say these two councillors were recently killed and that those who killed them have been arrested and they have owned up to the crime.
“Don’t be intimidated. So long as I remain Governor in this state, they will face the law. We have evidence of those who are behind the insecurity based on information from the suspects. By January 3, 2022, when I will hold Imo stakeholders meeting I will reel out their names one after the other with the evidence of their role,” said Uzodimma.
He also promised that his government will continue to do everything to support the growth and development of
Uzodimma said, “APC is the Party in power in Imo State and remains the Party to beat and as such, his government will not shy away from supporting the Party that created the government. We will grow the Party. The Party will be involved in my government. We will support the Party that created the government.
“Elected APC officials should consider it a rare privilege that they were elected by their people to serve them, hence they owe God a lot of gratitude. The opposition has been plotting so much evil against APC members and their leaders and encouraged the Party faithful to be at alert.”