By Ikechikwu Iweajunwa
The Imo authorities has denied renaming Assumpta Avenue in Owerri, the state capital, after President Muhammadu Buhari.
A press release by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr Sam Onwuemeodo on Wednesday in Owerri described it as misinformation from the opposition events.
The assertion quoted the Governor, Rochas Okorocha, as saying that President Muhammadu Buhari street started from Government House Roundabout, Owerri and terminated at Warehouse Roundabout.
Okorocha stated that the purported declare was to create impression of confusion between the catholic devoted and the federal government.
He additionally stated Imo authorities was not in any struggle with Catholic Church and urged mischief makers to desist from creating stress within the state.
According to the assertion, the federal government was shocked when some youths destroyed a brick with the inscription Muhammadu Buhari street on the in style Assumpta Roundabout on Tuesday.
The youths claimed that Gov. Okorocha was planning to rename the street after President Muhammadu Buhari.