BY PRINCELY ONYENWE, IMO
The Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma has continued to attract stimulants from International Organizations and agencies as he has made Imo state ready and worthy of funds to cushion the effect of Covid-19 Pandemic.
9News Nigeria reports that the governor has received in the government house the delegates of the Nigerian CARES, led by Dr. Raphael Obi few moments ago.
Dr. Raphael Obi in his presentation commended Governor Hope Uzodimma for getting Imo State set to receive the post COVID-19 World Bank funds for small scale businesses in the state .
He stated that this stimulants will help cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the State.
He also noted the states preparedness and ability to meet most of the criteria set for the stimulus to get to the state even as he expresses hope that the remaining will be met.
PHOTO GALLERY SUPPLIED BY IMO STATE GOVERNMENT
Doctor Obi however used the opportunity to commend the Governor for ensuring that the state was safe in sharp contrast to some of the news out there about the security situation in Imo state.
Governor Uzodimma in his response, appreciated the delegates for their honest assessment of the state.
The Governor disclosed that contrary to the past when funds such as this are dispensed arbitrarily the state has a bureau set up by legislation to oversight funds from donors, and international interventions for the people to benefit maximally.
He further emphasized that the bureau will be receiving the finances, having oversight on the management of the funds making sure that funds will be prudently and transparently spent and most importantly, ensuring that the funds get to the people they are meant for.
9News Nigeria (Owerri)
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