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Rochas Okorocha Set To Unveil The Status Of Olusegun Obasanjo

Imo state governor Rochas Okorocha is set to unveil the status of Olusegun Obasanjo,  Alex Ekwueme, late Evans Enwerem and Sam Mbakwe.

It is on record that the Governor has already erected the status two African presidents, Jacob Zuma of South Africa and Ellen Sirleaf Johnson of Liberia. As if that was not enough now he is set to unveil 10 more statues.

However, a top Government House official revealed that Okorocha was set to unveil statues of former President

“After unveiling the statues of two African presidents, Jacob Zuma of South Africa and Ellen Sirleaf Johnson of Liberia, Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha is set to unveil 10 more statues which will include the statues of   former President Olusegun Obasanjo; a former Vice-President, Alex Ekwueme; a former Senate President, late Evans Enwerem; and the first civilian Imo State Governor, Sam Mbakwe, others include the first Nigerian President, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe; former Prime Minister Tafawa Balewa; late sage, Obafemi Awolowo; and Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo. 

The governor is interested in celebrating those who have contributed to the development of mankind, especially on the African continent. In the years to come, these leaders will be no more but their statues will keep them evergreen in the minds of the people.

“With the statues, they have been inducted into the Imo Hall of Fame and have received the highest award in the state called the Imo Merits Award. The governor is interested in celebrating those who have contributed to the development of mankind, especially on the African continent. In the years to come, these leaders will be no more but their statues will keep them evergreen in the minds of the people.

 

“It is not as costly as people had exaggerated. Though I don’t know the exact amount, the government cannot use about N500m to erect one statue. It is not possible. The governor is a prudent manager of resources,” he said

 

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