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UPDATED: Buhari Receives Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, In Abuja

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Updated February 23, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari and Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma at the State House on Tuesday, February 23, 2021.

 

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, at the State House in Abuja.

Governor Uzodimma spoke with journalists at the State House after the meeting with President Buhari.

He defended his invitation of the military in Orlu as a decision made to urgently curb the growing crisis which was beyond local arrangement.

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He explained that the military’s involvement was not intended to crush anyone in Orlu. According to him, the situation has been brought under control and all those apprehended will soon be charged to court.

Speaking on his confrontation with former governor Rochas Okorocha, Governor Uzodinma denied that there was an attempt to assassinate his predecessor in office.

Instead, he underscores that he has no personal issues with the former Governor but simply protecting the oath he undertook to protect the law and citizens of the state.

 

See photos from the Governor’s meeting with President Buhari below…