Renovation of official residence of Imo Speaker, Deputy to be completed soon

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By Victor Nwachukwu

Owerri – Gov. Hope Uzodinma has directed that work be expedited on the renovation official residence of speaker and deputy speaker of House Assembly.
The ’s Commissioner for information and Strategy, Mr Declan Emelumba said this while interacting with newsmen in Owerri on Friday.

Emelumba said that the move was part governor’s effort towards restoring the dignity of governance in the state.

He said that the speaker and his deputy had spent almost one year in hotel accommodation conducting serious government business in same locations, a situation which he said made the process governance look unserious.

” The government Uzodimma believes in dignity of government and governance. A situation where the speaker and his deputy live in hotel accommodation is unacceptable to him.

” This is why he has made it possible for the official residences the leaders of the legislative arm to be renovated. In a few weeks they move in,” he said.

The commissioner, however, said that with the development, all the heads of arms of government in the would settled in their official quarters.