President Muhammadu Buhari met with Senator Hope Uzodinma, Governor of Imo State on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Uzodinma told journalists after the meeting that he discussed the erosion ravaging parts of his state with the president. “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,” he said.
He added that he also used the opportunity to bring to the President’s knowledge the development in the South East and that Nigerians were grateful on the completion and opening of the Enugu Airport. “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 use 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,” Uzodinma said.