Imo State government has donated 19 buses to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the state.
The state governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma who made donation assured the ministries, departments and agencies of government of his readiness to support them discharge their duties effectively.
The 19 Toyota Hiace buses were handed over to Ministries, Departments and Agencies to enhance their performances and activities.
Governor Uzodimma said the vehicles are meant to appreciate those establishments that are working hard and to encourage them to do more.
The governor said the vehicles are fitted with tracking-system devices of world class standard and speed-limits that will help check the excesses of reckless drivers.
He promised to continue to encourage other sectors of the government that are doing well, saying his government “has come to serve the people through encouragement and motivation.”
Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, the Vice Chancellor of Kingsley Ozurumba Mbadiwe University, Prof Ikechukwu Dozie expressed gratitude to Governor Uzodimma for his benevolence and encouragement which he said will motivate them to do more.
He promised that the recipients will put the vehicles to proper use as well as take proper care of them to ensure that they serve the purpose for which they were given.
Prof. Dozie also prayed God to continue to sustain the governor and those working with him so that they will continue in their efforts towards delivering the dividends of democracy to Imo people.
Some of the MDAs that got the vehicles include: University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences Umuagwo, Civil Service Commission, Imo State Independent Electoral Service Commission, the Judiciary, and Customary Court of Appeal.
Others are Local Government Service Commission, Secondary Education Management Board, the Office of the Secretary to Government of Imo, Ministry of Women Affairs and Vulnerable Groups among others.