Imo People Kicks As Rochas Spent ₦520 Million In Erecting Magnificent Jacob Zuma Statue For Self Aggrandizement

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An ultra magnificent statue of Current South African President Jacob Zuma, was unveiled by Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State in Owerri yesterday.

The South African President who was on a two days visit to Owerri, Imo State Nigeria was inundated with activities as Chieftaincy title as well Imo Merit Award was conferred on him in different ceremonies.

The South African president who supported the killing of fellow black Africans by South African nationals in an unwarranted, unjustifiable  xenophobic attacks in earlier this year was also confirmed with the prestigious Imo state merit award.

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The Imo Merit Award is the highest award in Imo State conferred only on distinguished individuals who has made significant contributions to the development of the state.

The South African leader’s statue was said to have cost the Imo state government, the sum of 520 million naira.

Meanwhile, afroinsider.com gathered that the reason behind the surprising  visit of Jacob Zuma to Imo state was to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between Rochas Foundation and Jacob Zuma Foundation.

This has triggered fierce response from Imo state indigenes vis-a-vis Nigerians who took to social media to vent their disappointment and anger.

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Meanwhile, the pensioners in the state has not been paid for the last 5 years. Civil servant are being owed basic salaries for the past 2 years, while their governor embark on a useless white elephant project.

Rochas has been accused to be an Hausa man in the Imo State by the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. Same Rochas bragged that he will supersede  the credentials of Late Dr Sam Mbakwe on the day he was inaugurated as a governor on his first tenure in office.

Dr Sam Onunaka Mbakwe who led Imo state comprising of current day Ebonyi, Abia and Imo, built every durable infracture in these three states including factories and industries within a space of 4 years.

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Dr Sam Mbakwe is dubbed to be the best black African leader who had the interest of his people at heart. There was non and there is non like him.

Dee Sam Mbakwe will be turning in his grave with the recent happenings in a state he made so much effort to build.

See Photos of Rochas white elephant project below.

 

 

Jacob Zuma Statue in Owerri
Jacob Zuma Statue in Owerri

 

Jacob Zuma Statue in Owerri
Jacob Zuma Statue in Owerri

 

Jacob Zuma Statue in Owerri
Jacob Zuma Statue in Owerri

 

Jacob Zuma in awe of his magnificent statue erected by Rochas Okorocha in Owerri
Jacob Zuma in awe of his magnificent statue erected by Rochas Okorocha in Owerri

 

Jacob Zuma given a chieftaincy title by an Imo traditional ruler
Jacob Zuma given a chieftaincy title by an Imo traditional ruler

 

Rochas, Zuma and Obasanjo
Rochas, Zuma and Obasanjo
Jacob Zuma awed by a road named after him in Owerri
Jacob Zuma awed by a road named after him in Owerri
Jacob Zuma recieves an award from Rochas Okorocha in Owerri
Jacob Zuma recieves an award from Rochas Okorocha in Owerri

 

Jacob Zuma humbly receives a medal of honor from Rochas
Jacob Zuma humbly receives a medal of honor from Rochas
Nneoma Rochas Okorocha & Jacob Zuma’s Wife Pictured In Government House, Owerri
Nneoma Rochas Okorocha & Jacob Zuma’s Wife Pictured In Government House, Owerri

Rochas Okorocha and Jacob Zuma in Douglas House Owerri
Rochas Okorocha and Jacob Zuma in Douglas House Owerri

Meanwhile Nigerians venting their anger on social media had these to say.

 

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