Imo State Govt Delivers On MDG…Flags-Off CCT MDG Programme
Last week witnessed of possibilities and I Can Spirit of Rescue Mission Government led by Owelle Rochas Okorocha, the Governor of Imo State through the unwavering decision of the Government to deliver comprehensively on Millennium Development Goal Programme in Imo State.
Last Tuesday, July 9, 2013, Prince Eze Madumere, Deputy Governor of Imo State led out during the flagg-off of Conditional Cash Transfer for the indigents in Imo State, which targets to empower One thousand, Eight Hundred and Eighty persons drawn mostly from rural areas of the State.
Those who witnessed the occasion, in their confessions, said that truly, the programme has met it’s target audience in Imo State as it could be seen that the beneficiaries were indeed those who merited the help. Speaking at the event, the Zonal Technical Officer of MDG Programme, South East Region, Mr. Chukwuemeka Okechukwu averred that Imo State in all ramifications is doing very well and extoll the the Governor of IMO State and the effort the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on MDG, Mrs Nma Nzeribe.
It is one thing for a government to come out mouthy and it is another thing to keep to its promise. It takes a well groomed leadership that is free of corruption to show resilience, sacrifice, prudence and above all eschew selfishness to delivering to the the led. Imo people are of the view that this is the first time they are not put in confused state over what MDG programmes are all about.
It is because of the intricacies of leadership that differentiates a mere politician to a leader. Imo Deputy Governor while addressing the full to the brim Ojukwu Centre Auditorium defined leadership as thus; ‘leadership is about inspiring people, motivating them to greatness by making them realize their potentials through provision of the necessary potential unlocking dividends and also making environment conducive for both collective and individual goals, while observing the right of others to succeed’.
He further observed that Governor Rochas Okorocha remains a leader who has the passion about his vision to deliver and leave a lasting legacy for even the generations yet unborn. He however called on the beneficiaries to rise to the occasion and put their money to judicious use as he prayed for God’s wisdom and prosperity in any thing they plough their money into. He further commended the effort of the SSA to the Governor on MDG, Hon. Mrs. Nma Nzeribe and SSA to the President on MDG for her resilience and partnership with IMO State to achieve the dream of impacting positively to the people of IMO State.
Meanwhile, in a fortnight, IMO State Government will begin to commission over sixty projects on Primary Health care facilities at the rural areas. IMO Deputy revealed that the secret of MDG in IMO State is as a result of the Community Government Council, which is the brainchild of Owelle Rochas Okorocha. He stated that people are the rural areas have been mobilized to take part and ensure that nobody short changes them
Like Mr. woke Anthony said, the success of the present administration on MDG can only be better appreciated when its achievement is put side by side with what it used to be in the past.
The high point of the event was the giving out of cheques of One Hundred Thousand Naira each to the deserving beneficiaries. It was a moment of tears of joy as Augusta Nkwocha shed tears and cried profusely saying she could not believe it was true. She thanked Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha and every other person who help bringing the programme to reality. On behalf of other beneficiaries, she promised they were going to put the fund to judicious use.
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