I’m one of you, Gov. Uzodinma tells media practitioners
Against the perception in certain quarters that Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State is not media friendly, the Shared Prosperity mantra administrator has asked media practitioners in the country to consider him as one of them.
Governor Uzodimma made the passionate appeal over the weekend while interacting with members of Imo State Correspondents Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ) who paid him courtesy call at the Sam Mbakwe Government House Exco Chamber.
According to him” gentlemen of the press, please consider me as one of your own, inview of my antecedents and Pedigrees. I am grateful for the good reportage you people have given to my government so far.
The success of my Shared Prosperity and 3 R mantra administration will be incomplete without involvement of the press. I appreciate your social responsibilities role as societal watch dog. I solicits for your mutual partnership and cooperation. It’s a gospel truth that Government programmes and activities are products that deserved marketing and the press is the key” he noted.
He observed that the state have been governed by previous administrators and that he should be judged by his government genuine commitments in addressing the welfare needs of the people, insisting that his mission in governance is to patriotically serve the people and meet up their great expectations.
The Governor reiterated the need for mutual partnership with the press while also canvassing the necessity for attitudinal change especially among the politicians, civil and public servants noting it as the antidotes for instilling positive change and restoring dignities and sense of responsibilities among the populace.
Uzodimma who further described himself as “a citadel of Justice and an ambassador of the people” insisted that with passion, patriotic desire and commitment to excel, that he is on the vanguard of restoring Imo people’s hope, trust and confidence in governance.