Imo State Governor has rued the heavy downpour in the state which has caused several damages and wondered if it is “acidic rain” that is falling.
Okorocha said this during the week in Owerri, the State capital during the swearing ceremony of Mark Uchendu, as the new Secretary to the Government of Imo state, 9 permanent secretaries and others.
He said: “I am sorry for some of you who say that I have destroyed all the roads. It is because of the unprecedented rainfall.
“I wonder if the rains are acidic. I assure you that we will put them in order.
“I want to assure you that my people empowerment programme will kick off. It will start with the first names that will be submitted by the traditional rulers of our communities.
“My government is a government of the poor. I have come to save the lives of numerous poor Ndimo.
“We are going to begin to let our people know the projects we had done since the inception of this administration.
“What I am doing is to lay the foundation for any governor that will come into Imo state.”