Nigeria At 60: I Inherited Systematic Corruption From Ihedioha – Gov. Uzodimma

Airtel Nigeria Call services
Imo state governor, Hope Uzodimma
Imo state governor, Hope Uzodimma
Social sharing

THE Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodimma, has said that he inherited systematic corruption from the sacked governor of the state, Emeka Ihedioha.

The governor, who spoke at the ceremony marking Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary in Owerri, the state capital, said he equally inherited payroll fraud from Ihedioha.

Imo state governor, Hope Uzodimma

However, Uzodimma pointed out that despite the challenges, he had made tremendous headways since he became the state’s helmsman in January.

The governor said, “Coming into office barely nine months ago, we encountered a microcosm of systemic corruption and disruption in the public sector. We met monumental payroll fraud in the system; we met a disoriented and disarticulated civil service and a very sorry state of infrastructural provisions.

“Corrosive corruption in all facets of society makes governance more herculean. A horrendous civil war and serial military rule in the short span of 60 years has not helped matters either.”

READ ALSO  BREAKING:Yobe PDP Chairman Defects to APC,Expresses his Loyalty to President Buhari
About Uchenna Mbam 7774 Articles
Uchenna Mbam is a reliable full time Blogger on news media as Editor/Publisher. Be free to Contact me via Facebook @Mbam Uchenna or Email me @uchennambam23@gmail.com

Be the first to comment

Leave your comment

UBA Bank
  • Blackface hits 2face again, says, when I was singing “Hard Life” 2face was busy singing, “I dey feel like Obasanjo”

    Social sharing

    Social sharing Dance hall king, Austin Amedu has come hard on his former band mate, 2face Idbia over his stand on the ongoing nationwide protest Read more

  • Out Now: Chima Chill – ‘No Sleeping’ Feat. Everybody loves Josh (Video)

    Social sharing

    Social sharingFast – rising talented artiste, Nwachukwu Kelvin Chima a.k.a Chima Chill, who hails from Enugu State and based in Lagos has released his first Read more

  • #EndSars: Nollywood celebrity Charles Okafor joins protests, urges youths to remain peaceful (Video)

    #EndSars: Nollywood celebrity Charles Okafor joins protests, urges youths to remain peaceful (Video)

    Social sharing

    Social sharingNollywood celebrity Charles Okafor has joined in the throngs of Nigerian super celebrities who for the interest of the country have joined forces with Read more

  • Popular Singer, Davido Officially Signs LIYA As DMW’s First Lady (Photos)

    Social sharing

    Social sharingFollowing months of searching for a lady who could possibly follow the footsteps of Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade or even DJ Cuppy and a Read more

  • 2020 MTV EMA: Burna Boy, Rema Nominated For Best African Act

    Social sharing

    Social sharingMTV announced nominations for the 2020 MTV EMAs, and Nigerian singers Burna Boy and Rema have been nominated for the Best African Act. BET Read more