Uzodinma swears in SSG, AGF, Chief of Staff to strengthen Imo governance
Imo state Governor Hope Uzodinma has pledged to make Imo State a model among her counterparts in the country as a way of repaying the people of the state for the confidence and trust they have reposed on him since he assumed office.
Uzodinma spoke on Monday at the inauguration of the new Secretary to the State Government, Chief of Staff and Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice at the Sam Mbakwe Exco Chambers, Government House while assuring that his administration will foster prosperity and development of the State.
Those the Governor swore-in include Chief Cosmas Iwu as SSG, Barr. C.O.C. Akaolisa as Attorney-general/Commissioner for Justice and Chief Nnamdi Anyaehie as Chief of Staff.
Chief Press Secretary and Media Adviser to the governor, Oguwike Nwachukwu, said in a statement.
While promising that he will implement to the letter his three cardinal points of Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Recovery, Governor Uzodinma disclosed that his administration will ensure that the greater good of the people of the state, would at all times take priority position.
“I had earlier indicated that the bar for appointment into the state has been raised to the highest level, hence, only the best brains would serve in my administration and I am standing on this platform because Imo deserves the best,” Uzodinma said on the calibre of people he has brought to serve.
The Governor charged the appointees to put on their thinking caps, get into the factory room and get the ball rolling, adding that “to whom much is given, much is expected.”
“My brothers, today you are appointed to serve Imo people, do not disappoint because the expectations are very high. The entire Imo State is your constituency; therefore, you must do justice to all manner of men regardless of tribe or creed. Imo is one and belongs to all of us.” Governor Uzodinma admonished the new appointees.
Responding on behalf of the appointees, SSG Iwu thanked Governor Uzodinma for finding them worthy to serve and pledged their undiluted support, loyalty and commitment to his administration to achieve its lofty ideals.
The swearing-in ceremony was witnessed by the Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prof. Placid Njoku, the Chief Judge of Imo State, Hon. Justice Paschal Nnadi; the Head of Service, Dr. Camilus Iwuagwu and other top government functionaries. Others include family members and friends of the appointees.