Reg. Hope Uzodimma from Imo has urged residents of the state to ignore the rumor back home.
Uzodimma made the call when she was speaking in front of the congregation on the Sunday after the service at Government House Chapel in Owerri. < / p>
He urged residents to go about their normal business, adding that those behind the order and rumors had been identified and would soon be arrested and charged.
He thanked residents for their contribution to the successful host of President Muhammadu Buhari last Thursday and urged those he said sabotaged the visit to “search their consciences whatever they do.”
< Speaking of the rising prices and scarcity of petroleum products in the state, he urged petroleum marketers to return to normal prices immediately Identify and seal, arrest, and face the full weight of the law.
According to him, any gas station that sells the products on the black market will not only be sealed, but their licenses will be sealed as well withdrawn.
“The government cannot be complacent while its citizens suffer unjustified and immeasurable hardship.
” We will no longer watch oil marketers give people to distress while they are sell their products on the black market, ”he said.
Present at the service were the Deputy Governor, Prof. Placid Njoku, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon Paul Emeziem and Hon Amara Iwuanyanwu .