Senator Hope Uzodinma sworn in as the governor of Imo State by the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Pascal Nnadi at the state Government House. Photo Channel tv.
Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in March twenty nineteen governorship election in Imo state Senator Hope Uzodinma has been sworn in as the sixth civilian governor of the state .
The Chief Judge of the State Justice Paschal Nnadi administered oath of office and allegiance to Governor Uzodinma and the Deputy, Professor Placid Njoku in a brief ceremony held at heroes square, Owerri.
In his inaugural address Senator Uzodinma promised to pursue five cardinal programmes anchored on Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Recovery of the state.
He said his administration would reposition the state on the path of economic prosperity and gave an assurance that he would respect the doctrine of separation of powers among the three arms of government.
Governor Uzodinma directed the State Accountant General to submit the details of accounts and contracts awarded by the state from twenty ten to date.
He stated that his emergence as governor had restored his confidence in the judiciary and added that he had forgiven those who denied him victory after the elections.
The Supreme Court yesterday nullified the election of Emeka Ihedioha and declared Senator Hope Uzodinma as the duly elected governor of the state.
The National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, former Governor of the State, Senator Rochas Okorocha and governorship candidate of APGA in the 2019 governorship election, Ifeanyi Ararume were among those in attendance at the swearing-in ceremony.
Several APC chieftains, including APC National Vice Chairman, Emma Eneukwu, APC National Organising Secretary, Emma Ibediro, the Speaker of the Imo House of Assembly Chiji, as well as Ahmed Gulak and Andy Uba, were also in attendance.