Dr Ikenna Ihezuo, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Orlu has joined Other Imo people in swift condemnation against the utterance made by the immediate past Secretary to the State Government, Uche Onyeagucha to the Governor of State Sen.Hope Uzodinma.
This is even as he gave a thumb up to the state Government in fierce battle it gave and still giving against the hydra-headed monster, the COVID-19 which he said has been ravaging the Universe.
Uche Onyeagucha had on Eastern Lead Express of last Friday reportedly attributed the spread of covid -19 virus in Imo to lack of proactive measures by state Government.
According to the said report, Onyeagucha accused the state Government of lacking appropriate measures required to fight headlong against the virus in Imo pointing out that while other states are containing the virus, Imo was still recording new cases.
In a release signed by Barr Ihezuo himself and made available to Lead, he accused Onyeagucha of lacking information about the fight against the COVID-19 by the State Government as well as Federal Government.
According to the legal Luminary who contested the Orlu, Orsu, and Oru East federal House of Representatives elections in 2019. Imo State Government could be described as one of the states of the federation that fought against the virus headlong.
Ihezuo while enumerating some of the measures put in place by Uzodinma’s administration to include the provision of Ambulances in the Twenty Seven Local Governments of the State, launching of initial six Isolation centers in Owerri and another at IMO State Teaching Hospital Umuna Orlu.
Distribution of palliatives across the villages in the State as measure to cushion the effects of the lockdown in IMO, the imposition of curfew in Imo amongst others.
According to Ihezuo, aside from the strict but human face measures taken by Uzodinma’s led administration Imo like other States would have recorded deaths to the virus.
He, however, charged Imo people to remain supportive of Uzodinm’s administration.