A group of creative artists from Imo state under the auspice of Omenka Ndi Imo Contemporary Art, on Monday, paid a courtesy visit to the Special Adviser to Governor Hope Uzodinma on Entertainment Hon. Bobby Michaels.
The President of the group Mr. Cyriacus Okebudu in his speech said their aim is to revolutionalize diverse interest in the art industry.
According to him, we also promote tourism, art, craft, and painting, in our capacity, we train some Interested Imo Youths in drawing, craft, painting and we do it free of charge, he said.
He further commended the Governor for appointing Hon. Bobby Michaels as his Special Adviser on Entertainment stressing that their group is willing to partner with his office to draw Imo youths out from the street through art.
Responding, Special Adviser to Governor on Entertainment Hon. Bobby Michaels said that the government of His Excellency Sen. Hope Uzodinma is Youth driven adding that he appointed Youths in various positions of his government to ensure that they are carried along in his shared prosperity agenda.
This is the administration has come to reconstruct, rehabilitate and recover, the Governor made it clear at his inauguration and he has shown great commitment towards that cause, a lot of construction work is going on the state now, just recently the Governor awarded two major roads in the state to Julius Berger a foremost construction company, I believe the Governor is on the verge to record achievement as it were during the era of late Sam Mbakwe, he said.
However, he assured the group that his office will give them every necessary support hence for the benefit of Imo youths and propagation of the present government while urging them to always be good ambassadors of the state.