Monday, 15 May 2017


Some concerned Imolites selected from 27 LGA's of Imo state Sat 13th May 2017 meet at the Owerri Residence of Rt Hon Ike C Ibe with a clarion call urging Hon Ike C Ibe to intervene and throw his hat in the 2019 governorship ring under the platform of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in other to save Ndi Imo from further suffering, neglect, deprivation and maladministration which they are currently enjoying in the hands of an Emperor.

The delegation which unavoidably meet the absence of Hon Ike C Ibe was received, welcome and hosted by Mr Oluchi Gerald Ibe, the younger brother of Hon Ike C Ibe.

The group maintained that considering the records, achievements, and antecedents of Hon Ike. C Ibe in the past, they were left with no other choice than to painstakingly beckon on him to declare, contest and save Imo from total fall and collapse in 2019 adding that the former Speaker IMHA is the best for the 2019 guber job in Imo State.

The Group described Hon Ike C Ibe as an anti corruption agent who has used the Nancy and Jennifer Ibe Centre for Public Accountability (NAJICPA) to advance and fight the war against corruption and un accountability in Nigeria through series of programmes and policies been formulated and executed by the Centre in the past. The National Dialogue on Corruption and Accountability (Corruption: tell your story) which was held in Abuja on July 2013, the walk against corruption( a protest match) which was simultenously held in May 2013 accross major cities in Nigeria etc were all sited by the group as among the achievements of Hon Ike C Ibe in the war against corruption.

The group further extolled Hon Ike C Ibe for equipping Imo State University Teaching Hospital and 13 general hospitals in Imo State with sophisticated health facilities from Donor agencies with his overseas contacts and called for more grease to his elbow. The group also maintained that considering the intellectual capability of Hon Ike C Ibe, and his desire over the years to govern Imo which are encapsulated in his book "IKE C IBE, THE MAN AND HIS VISION", it will be better for Imo people to give him a chance to rewrite the history of the past through the execution of the policies, ideas and programmes as contained in that world class literature.

Responding on behalf of Hon Ike C Ibe, Mazi Oluchi Gerald Ibe thanked the delegation for their visit as he promise to pass their message across to Hon Ike C Ibe while assuring them of prompt response to their demand.
The meeting ended in a colorful note to the glory of God as Imolites await God's manifestation in Imo state come 2019.


Disclaimer: Comment expressed do not reflect the opinion of Isaac Yoma