The Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Saturday, October 14, 2017, unveiled a statue that was made in honour of the South African President, Jacob Zuma in Owerri, the Imo state capital.

According to reports, the statue cost the Imo state government N520million to erect.

Zuma had earlier been conferred with a title of Ochiagha Imo (The head of Imo warriors), by Eze Imo, His Royal Highness Samuel Ohiri and also had a road named after him in the state – Jacob Zuma road.

Meanwhile, some Nigerians have accused the Governor of Imo state of being insensitive to the plight of Nigerians, noting that Nigerians are being killed in South-Africa yet, he is honouring their leader.

Governor Rochas Okorocha and President Jacob Zuma also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will provide free education for poor children in Africa.