Saturday, 18 November 2017

Governor okorocha to unveil obasanjo, ekwueme, awolowo’s statues quickly

After unveiling the statues of  african presidents, jacob zuma of south africa and ellen sirleaf johnson of liberia, imo state governor rochas okorocha is about to unveil 10 extra statues.

Okorocha’s erecting of those statues had generated masses of controversies, however it has been revealed that the governor could soon unveil greater statues.

A punch correspondent visited the ikemba ojukwu centre in owerri, imo nation capital, in which the statues have been erected, however security men didn’t permit him to go into.

But, a pinnacle government house respectable found out that okorocha changed into set to unveil statues of former president olusegun obasanjo; a former vice-president, alex ekwueme; a former senate president, late evans enwerem; and the primary civilian imo nation governor, sam mbakwe.

Consistent with the supply, others whose statues would soon be unveiled are the ones of the primary nigerian president, dr. Nnamdi azikiwe; former top minister tafawa balewa; past due sage, obafemi awolowo; and ghanaian president, nana akufo-addo.

The supply said that of akufo-addo could be unveiled at a ceremony when he visits the country soon.

The government authentic delivered the idea of unveiling the statues turned into to have fun leaders, who had via “selfless efforts” contributed to the improvement of the country, nigeria and the african continent.

The source stated, “the governor is inquisitive about celebrating the ones who've contributed to the development of mankind, specially at the african continent. In the years to come, these leaders can be no greater however their statues will hold them evergreen inside the minds of the humans.

“with the statues, they have been inducted into the imo corridor of reputation and feature received the best award inside the state known as the imo deserves award.”

Whilst requested how much every statue fee the nation authorities, the legit said they had been not as high priced as humans were exaggerating.

“it isn't always as high-priced as human beings had exaggerated. Although i don’t realize the precise amount, the authorities can't use about n500m to erect one statue. It is not possible. The governor is a prudent supervisor of assets,” he said.

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