Governor of Imo State, His Excellency Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha CON, has said that the ongoing retreat is important as it affords an opportunity of finding honest solutions that are deliverable, timely and measurable for the benefit of the state.
This is even as he has charged members of the State Expanded Executive Council and other appointees in his administration, to justify their appointments by giving their best for the success of the rebuild Imo project.
Governor Ihedioha gave the charge while declaring open a 3 day retreat for appointees of the State government held at the Crystal Lake Hotel and Resorts, Oguta local government area of Imo State.
He said the Retreat will provide an opportunity to appraise the challenges in their respective offices and designations, and seek solutions to challenges before the State.
Governor Ihedioha described the Retreat as vital to his administration, and also advised the participants to imbibe the benefits of the programme which will assist them deliver on assignments for the good of the State
He said, “this Retreat is vital to us because it will provide us the opportunity to talk to ourselves unencumbered
“The task ahead of us is enormous and the expectations of our people are indeed huge, thus the need for us to pause and appreciate these challenges.
“The importance of this retreat is to create the needed bonding and build a team with vision and strategize to achieve the rebuild Imo project.
“This retreat will also help us to aid to build a formidable and we’ll focused rebuild Imo team
He continued, “also we are here to find solutions that are deliverable and timely. I strongly advise we take this retreat seriously”
He urged the government appointees to imbibe and harness the objectives of the retreat.
“We must harness the entire objectives of this Retreat. This is the time to work because I take discipline very seriously.
Past and present State government officials who were in attendance in their various remarks spoke on the gains and benefits of the Retreat.
Among those who spoke include: former Governor of the state, Ikedi Ohakim, Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, Rt.Hon Chiji Collins, State Chief Judge, Justice Paschal Nnadi, State Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladodo, Imo State PDP Chairman, Barr.Charles Ezekwem.
They praised His Excellency’s efforts in various areas, especially on IGR, Ease of Doing Business, Infrastructure, security, Pensions and Civil Service Reforms, Education and Human Capacity Building for commendation and enjoined the participants to ensure that all the promises the governor made to the people are realized.