The Chief of Staff to the Imo state government Hon. Ken Ejiogu commended Governor Rochas Okorocha for his steadfast support towards the Community Government Council (CGC) in Imo state.
Ejiogu while addressing all CGC members in a meeting at the Eze Imo’s palace on Wednesday 28th November 2018 reiterated that governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha is a man who believes in grass root development adding that community government is very pertinent in every given society and shouldn’t be neglected.
He said” During election period, the four major compositions of the CGC which includes the President Generals, Councillors, women leaders and youth leaders help in mobilizing eligible masses in rural communities and educate them on the electoral processes, they also nature the masses on health issues like “immunization”. So there is a great synergy between the community government and local government in ensuring that every community is been developed”.
Earlier at the meeting, the executive governor of Imo State his Excellency Owelle Rochas Okorocha urged all CGC members of the 27 local government in Imo to go plan their structures ahead of the 2019 general election hinting that primary elections conducted in the state was an obscure and far from being democratic.
Okorocha reaffirmed that he is still a member of the All Progressive Congress amidst rumours of his defection, and also solicit the support of his former chief of staff and son in law Ugwumba Uche Nwosu as his successor.
The governor in his generosity supported the community government council with the sum of 26 million naira in order to enhance the activities and development of communities in Imo state.