Abuja - The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince
Eze Madumere, has urged communities to complement efforts by the Rochas
Okorocha-led administration to enhance economic development in the region.
He made the remark through a spokesperson at the celebration
of the elevation of Umualoma-Umuagii kindred to a village status by Governor
Represented by Dr Ifeanyi Ekenasi, his Special Adviser on
Public Affairs, Madumere implored the people of the Umualoma to be
developmentally conscious as their elevation to a village status by the
governor is development oriented.
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“Communities have to brace up with the present economic
reality,” said Madumere's representative.
He said this required the need to refocus the country’s
means of revenue generation to non-oil sector.
“The reason for creating communities is for administrative
convenience with a view to mobilising the people at the rural areas towards
attainment of economic development,” said the Deputy Governor’s representative.
The official thus highlighted the need to prioritise
agriculture as a means of diversifying revenues.
- CAJ News