Erosion: Gov. Uzodinma storms Aso Rock, seeks Buhari ‘s intervention




By Harry Awurumibe, Editor Abuja Bureau

Worried by the danger posed by various gully erosion sites across Imo communities, Imo state Governor Hope Uzodinma has paid an unscheduled visit to the Presidential Villa, Abuja Tuesday to seek the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari to arrest the situation situation.

This much was disclosed Tuesday by Imo state Governor while briefing State House Correspondents after his close door meeting with President Buhari.

According to Uzodinma, “I came to see Mr. President first to greet him and share some of the issues that are confronting my administration in Imo State. In specific terms the issue of erosion, the level of erosion in Imo State is alarming and I have taken time to explain to Mr. President and he has assured me that the Federal Government will intervene as soon as possible.

“I used the opportunity also to bring to his knowledge the development in the South East and that our people are grateful on the completion and opening of the Enugu Airport and we are also happy with the speed and the pace of work at the Second Niger Bridge and the various agric intervention programmes he brought to South East.

“And also I used the same opportunity to ask for more because you know in this business, the more you get, you must ask for more. I am sure and I believe that Mr. President is committed towards alleviating some of the problems in the South East region and Imo in particular.

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