A former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has described Imo as once a darling of fun-seekers but now the most insecure place to live.
Okorocha spoke in Eziama Obaire in Nkwerre Local Government Area of the state during the burial ceremony of Ezinne Adanaweze Nwosu, the mother of his son-in-law, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu.
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He said what was happening in Imo was not what he envisaged when he was leaving as governor in 2019.
Okorocha said, “When I came in as governor in 2011; everybody went to sleep by 6 pm. Within a short time, we were able to restore life and glory to Imo State. I did not know that we were going to go back to that same state.
“About six governors gave me their words to come to this burial, but they later called to tell me that they were warned that as governor, you’ll need an armoured car to move around Imo State.
“This is the unfortunate situation in which we have found ourselves.”
The senator appealed to the youth not to kill because of bad governance but to “vote out bad governance in 2023.”