Mega Cities: Okorocha Promises Transformation In Imo
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Tuesday promised to transform Owerri, Orlu and Okigwe into mega commercial cities before the next election in 2019.
He said this during the one year anniversary of the opening of the Okporo Orlu Electrical/Electronics market.
Okorocha pleaded with traders to partner with government to further develop the commercial sub-sector, to promote local entrepreneurs and create jobs.
Earlier, Ezeanochie, President of the traders, lauded Okorocha for building the market, adding that it had so far created more than 10,000 direct and indirect jobs.
He urged the government to rehabilitate local roads, and provide electricity, fire station, toilet, and police station within the market.