Rochas okorocha, the governor of Imo state, transform the lives of 2,000 Keke drivers in Imo state by giving them a free car.
The Governor, Rochas Okorocha explained that the decision was necessary because of the infrastructure transformation going on in the state capital Owerri.
The car was giving to the Keke drivers after a raffle draw.
Rochas Okorocha, the Governor of Imo state on Thursday, 31 August have given out free vehicles to 2,000 members of the state which are mostly Keke drivers.
A member of his media team, Jones FCC Onwuasoanya has confirmed the news.
“The governor of Imo state, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has transformed about 2000 Keke operators to automatic car owners,” Jones said on social media.
“The car gifts, which are in line with the Rescue Mission administration’s urban renewal program, came as the governor directed that the operation of Keke will be restricted from the 5th of September, 2017. “This decision, the governor explained, became necessary because of the massive infrastructural transformation the state capital has witnessed in the last six years and the need to ensure that the capital city lives up to its new status as a modern city. “The governor also assured the Keke operators that he has nothing personal to benefit from the ban in the capital city of Owerri, but is doing this for the benefit of majority of the people,” he said adding that the beneficiaries commended the Okorocha for the gifts.”
The governor gave out the cars to the Keke drivers as his plan to improve the state way of transportation as Keke will be restricted from 5th of September, 2017.