Rochas Okorocha Jacob Zuma statue in Imo state is reportedly worth N520m [PHOTOS]

The Imo state government also named a road after the South-African President

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The Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Saturday, October 14, 2017, unveiled a statue that was made in honour of the South African President, Jacob Zuma, in Owerri, Imo state.

According to reports, the statue cost the Imo state government N520m to erect.

Jacob Zuma's statue play

Jacob Zuma's statue

(Bella Naija)

 

Zuma had earlier been conferred with a title of Ochiagha Imo (The head of Imo warriors),  by Eze Imo, His Royal Highness Samuel Ohiri.

Jacob Zuma play Zuma being conferred with the title of Ochiagha Imo (Punch)

 

The Imo state government also named a road after the South-African President – Jacob Zuma road.

Jacob Zuma road play

Jacob Zuma road

(Bella Naija)

 

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Meanwhile, some Nigerians have accused the Governor of Imo state of being insensitive to the plight of Nigerians, noting that Nigerians are being killed in South-Africa.

Jacob Zuma, Governor Rochas Okorocha and some dignitaries play

Jacob Zuma, Governor Rochas Okorocha and some dignitaries

(Bella Naija)

 

Governor Rochas Okorocha and President Jacob Zuma also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will provide free education for poor children in Africa.

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