Imo assembly approves Uzodimma’s request to borrow N5 billion to buy cars

Imo State House of Assembly has approved Governor Hope Uzodimma’s request to borrow N7 .5 billion to purchase vehicles for public officers as well as to enhance primary healthcare services.

About 14 of 27 members of the Assembly on Wednesday in plenary presided over by the Speaker, Dr. Chiji Collins, approved the request. According to the request, the state government will use N5 billion to buy Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) for permanent secretaries, and Hyundai buses for transporting civil servants and other public officials.

The sum of N2.5 billion was approved towards beefing up primary healthcare services.