EXPOSED! The True Amount Spent On Each Statue – Rochas Okorocha’s Aide Reveals - 4 years ago
Special Assistant to the Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha on Electronic Media, Dr. Ebere Nzeworji has revealed the true cost of each of the statues of some African leaders erected in Owerri. Reacting to reports that N520 million was spent on each, he said each of statues cost between N400,000 and N500,000 instead. The Governor’s aide spoke in an interview with People’s’ Voice at Darlying FM in Owerri. The official said it was not true that millions were spent on erecting statue. According to him, out of the 27 hospitals built, five had been handed over to the military as specialist health institutions. Nzeworji added that the state government had also instituted ‘Imo Rural Roads Mobilization Project’ to handle 27 roads in the 27 local councils by December.