Undistracted by the various challenges that confronted the State during the year, His Excellency the Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma had engaged in Town Hall Meetings with critical Stakeholders from each of the 27 Local Government Areas. During which the people presented their requests and demands.
Having developed a roadmap from the outcome of these Town Hall Meetings, His Excellency has captured these demands in the 2022 Budget Estimate as he presented “The People’s Budget” to the Imo State House of Assembly (IMHA) for consideration and appropriation.
A breakdown of the Budget Estimate proposed a Capital Expenditure of N284.7b which represents 74.6% of the total Budget. This is a clear declaration of State of Emergency on infrastructural development across the State within the year 2022.
This historic act of Governor Hope Uzodimma has spoken volume of his administration’s resolve to extending governance to the grassroots by considering their demands in the 2022 Budget Estimate. Recall that the Governor had announced the re-establishment of the Development Centers with the inclusion of Town Union’s President Generals as members – a first of its kind that integrates the people into governance.
With the budget presented inline with the demands of the people, the Imo State of our dream has arrived therefore, it is pertinent on the citizens to support the Shared Prosperity administration in the development of this beautiful State.