Imo State Government Rises to the Occasion to Stopping Land Grabbing in FUTO
Recovers Illegally Acquired Properties of FUTO from Past Governments
His Excellency, Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma, was on a working visit at the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) to enforce peace and recovery of illegally acquired landed properties in the Federal Institution.
The Governor, Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma in his address stated that the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) is one of the best Universities in the Country, hence the restoration of her roadmap.
According to Governor Hope Uzodimma “our people need the medical School and teaching hospital sited in the university, therefore I am here to ensure that the land grabbing in the institution stops and also recover them for the development of our people “.
His Excellency accompanied his Deputy, Professor Placid Njoku, the GM, OCDA, Hon. Innocent Ikpamezie, and other Government appointees visited the sites forcefully taken from the institution and recovered for the siting of the Federal University of Technology Owerri Medical School and Teaching Hospital.
Speaking earlier the New Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mrs. Nnenna Oti in her welcome address said that all the institution wants is peace between the host communities which has been the major challenge of the institution in terms of land grabbing. She commended the Governor for being the first Governor to visit the institution and his efforts in recovering their properties and restoring peace.