Imo Deputy Governor, Prince Eze Madumere has congratulated Nigerians on the auspicious occasion of 2017 Democracy Day celebration, calling for understanding and patience.
Prince Madumere’s message was contained in a press release signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Uche Onwuchekwa.
Prince Madumere emphasized the importance of democratic rule in Socio-politico-economic development, saying that it gives people the freedom to express and discover themselves through sound policies, which are products of painstaking consultations, aggregation and harmonization of interests.
According to the release, Prince Madumere in his entreaties called on the people to view debates in the polity as progressive and healthy in democracy.
He however extolled All Progressives Congress Government led by President Mohammadu Buhari for their vision and for weathering the storm of recession, a situation he said that nearly brought Nigeria to its knees. He therefore commended APC government for churning out ingenious policies on Agriculture, Fiscal regulations and other vital interventions to ensure that Nigerians saved from the extreme effect of the situation.
In strong terms, he showered encomium on Governor Okorocha, describing him as a great leader with a great vision, who has taken it upon himself to take Imo to an enviable height. Prince Madumere enumerated monumental achievements of Governor Okorocha in the areas of security, education, massive road construction and infrastructural development. He also praised Governor Okorocha for his openness and the sense of freedom he has bequeathed the good people of Imo State, an ideal he said is associated with great leaders.
He therefore called on the people of the State to continue to support Governor Okorocha, assuring them of a far better tomorrow.