Uzodimma: Implementation Of Oronsanye Report Will Improve Governance

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State

has said the decision by President Bola Tinubu to implement the Steve Oronsanye report would enhance governance and improve the nation’s economy.

Uzodimma, who is also Chairman of the Progressives Governors’ Forum (PGF), made this remark on Friday while speaking with newsmen after meeting with the Vice President Kashim Shettima at the State House, Abuja.

He said: “All over the world, what people are talking about now, due to exigencies of the economic impact globally, is to cut cost and do a prudent management of resources. So, Steve Oronsanya’s report is a very brilliant, bold and courageous document. If properly implemented, it will add value to the current policies and determination of government to cut cost and be prudent in expenditure.”

Asked if he would do similar thing in Imo State to cut cost of governance too, he simply said: “we are already implementing it.”

Uzodimma also assured Nigerians that the positive impact of the current economic policies would be felt.

His words: “This is coming at a time when our people are facing further challenges due to some of the economic policies that have not really allowed immediate take off of good businesses. But I think that after sometime, the effects will be felt.

“But I think that after sometime, the negative effects of some of these economic policies will be over and our economy will blossom again”.

Commenting on the improvement in the security situation in Imo state and the South East in general, the Governor attributed it to the grace of God.

According to him: “When you are under or enjoying the grace of God, all your problems are solved. So, I am very happy and delighted that the security situation has improved; not only Imo State but the South-East as a region”.

Uzodimma assured residents of Imo State of better days ahead as he expressed appreciation for their support.

Deji Elumoye