By AMAKA Ukoha
Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has promised to implement the recommendations given to his administration by the judicial commission on lands and other related matters.
The governor made this promise when the judicial commission headed by Hon. Justice Duruoha Igwe (rtd), submitted their reports at the Government House recently.
Governor Uzodinma who commended the judicial commission for a job well done, described the report as a comprehensive and thorough job and maintained that it will be looked into, studied and implemented after being well understood.
Speaking earlier while submitting the report, the chairman of the commission, Hon. Justice F.I. Duruoha Igwe (rtd) (FCArb) called on the governor to go back to the original masterplan, stating that they were mindful of the fact that history and people of Imo State will judge them if they fail in the said task.
She assured the Governor that they did their best in putting down the recommendations not minding whose ox was gored, including their personal oxes.
According to the chairman, the commission receives a total of 1,532 petitions and memoranda from home and abroad which made them to extend the period allotted to the filing of petitions in order to accommodate those that came late. It could be recalled that on the 19th of August,2019, the immediate past administration of Chief Emeka Ihedioha, inaugurated the chairman panel headed by Hon. Justice F.I. Duru-Igwe (rtd) to give directives to the state government on land and other related matters.