Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday, January 15, attended the inauguration of the governor of Imo state, Hope Uzodinma’s second term in office, joining other prominent dignitaries at the Dan Anyiam Stadium.
The event was also graced by Senate President Godswill Akpabio and the Speaker of the House of Representatives Tajudeen Abbas.
The Anambra governor Charles Soludo was represented by his deputy Onyekachi Ibezim.
Residents of Imo state disregarded the sit-at-home movement in the southeast and turned out in large numbers for the swearing-in ceremony.
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They marched to the Dan Anyiam Stadium through the streets while donning vibrant clothing.
The inauguration comes after Uzodimma was declared the winner of the November 11 poll by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).