Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of Imo says rebuilding the state will be a very difficult task considering infrastructural decay within eight years of Gov. Rochas Okorocha’s administration.
Ihedioha spoke in Owerri on Wednesday shortly after he was sworn in as Governor by the state Chief Judge, Justice Pascal Nnadi.
He described the eight years of Okorocha’s administration as a huge setback for Imo as he disregarded the rule of law and good governance.
Meanwhile, Okorocha was absent at the inauguration ceremony.
Ihedioha listed job creation, industrialisation, agriculture and healthcare as issues that would be on the priority list of his administration in the first 100 days.
He promised that his administration would offer free medical care for retirees and pregnant women and to restore public water supply.
He said he would review all land allocations and Certificate of Occupancy which the Okorocha administration approved hurriedly for his cronies and return them to their original…