Hausa community in Imo excited over Gov Ihedioha’s emergence
By Steve Oko
The emergence of Gov. Emeka Ihedioha as the Governor of Imo State has elicited joy and accolades among Hausa community in the state.
A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and a leading voice among Hausa community in the state, Hassan Adamu Sokoto who made this known in a chat with newsmen said “Ihedioha is God -sent”.
He said the emergence of Ihedioha as Imo Governor would end years of squandermenium and waste of public funds.
Sokoto said that with Ihedioha on the saddle , Imo State would witness unprecedented infrastructural transformation.
According to him, Ihedioha who performed creditably both as Deputy ,and Speaker, House of Representatives ,had left nobody in doubt of his capacity and competence.
He maintained that the best thing that had happened to the people of the state was the emergence of Ihedioha as the governor.
Sokoto said the Hausa community in the state massively voted for him because of the love Ihedioha had earlier shown to them.
He noted that his people were very happy with the governor for celebrating with them during the last sallah holiday, noting that his people had sense of belonging by that visit.
“The governor promised us that he would carry us along. He showed us love by coming to celebrate the sallah festival with us and we promise to support his administration to enable him move the state forward”.
He commended the governor for the quality of appointment he had made so far.
Sokoto lauded the choice of Uche Onyeagocha as the Secretary to the State government, describing him as a “square peg in a square hole”.
He pledged the total support of Hausa community to Gov. Ihedioha, while soliciting the support of Imo people for the success of the Governor.