The Interim Management Chairman of Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, Prince Chika Okoroike, has been honoured with award of excellence for his outstanding performance as a local government boss.
Praises and accolades have come his way for his performance that has improved agriculture, sports, service delivery, health, security, income generation, and economics in his domain.
He turned the health sector by making Isiala Mbano Covid-19-free and national health programmers compliant. Palliatives were delivered as and when due, back to farming made a religion maximizing food production.
A football talent hunt initiated and Get A Skill Programme (GASP) was launched to improve the sporting skills of the younger generation.
Most recent are the full kick-off of the football Fiesta for talent hunt where the chairman donated a whooping N1 million.
He initiated a town hall meeting, tagged Leaders Meeting, which comes up every month to xray the topmost issues on the priority list. People now hobnob with each other in brotherhood and fraternity.
A number of people interviewed lauded the pacesetting activities of the IMC chairman and wish he bags extension or gets a fully elected status.
Lady Stella laz from Osuachara ward in Osuh clan puts it simply that “the IMC chairman is a catalyst who is making development come faster than ever”.
Chief Mgbeosuru, the apex leader from Umunkwo, Mbama enclave refers to him as the “humble revolution that has come”; while Eze Okoroike puts it succintly as his father and Man Of Ugiri extraction, “son, sun and beaming sunlight”.
In the words of Hon Ebere Ebirim, the leaders of IMC legislative council, “he works round the clock and must reap round the departments”.