He also announced scholarships for all students and pupils of Imo State origin from primary to tertiary level.
Addressing a huge crowd at the Imo Freedom Square in Owerri, the governor promised to pay a scholarship of N100,000 to each student of Imo origin in Imo State University.
Each recipient would get N70,000 free and N30,000 as a loan to be paid upon completion of studies.
He said no collateral would be attached to the loan.
For those at OND level in the state polytechnics, they will get N60,000, broken down into N40,000 free and N20,000 loan. Those at HND level will get N80,000, broken down into N60,000 free and N20,000 loan.
The sum will be paid from the next academic session.
Source: Punch Newspapers