From: Victor Duruamaku, Owerri
Following the recent Supreme Court ruling, on the Imo State 2019, governorship election which sacked the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) administration under Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha in the state, thugs believed to belong to the All Progressive Congress (APC) Wednesday morning went violent, dismantling and tearing off the bill boards and Posters of the sacked governor Emeka Ihedioha.
These thugs carried out this exercise under the close watch of armed security men though nobody challenged them as they do that.
However, the situation in the Owerri the state capital remained calm as People seen in clusters expressing surprise at the Supreme Court judgment.
People spoken to, told our Correspondent that what happened in the state as relates to the Judgement cannot be said to be a good thing.
Most of the Pensioners among the people spoken to would not wish they go back to the experience they suffered in the hands of former governor Rochas Okorocha of APC government.
According to Chief Gilbert Mbaeri Etiofor a retiree “I fear we pensioners does not go back to our experience in the hands of Rochas Okorocha.
Another Pensioner Mrs Gladys Onyekwere Obi said Ihedioha’s administration regularized all issue concerning our pension and we started enjoying our pensions as at when due”.
She added “Even some of us who hadn’t received our gratuity, were about getting it before the administration was truncated. I however would like to tell Hope not to handle the issue of pensioners like Okorocha did”.
Meanwhile, since the pronouncement of the supreme court Owerri the State Capital remain unusually calm as if major bereavement took place instead jubilation.
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