President Buhari stated this while inaugurating the new headquarters of the Nigeria Prisons Service in Owerri on Thursday.
The President who was represented by his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo stated that Governor Okorocha has shown that he is the Chief Security Officer of the state.
He appreciated that Okorocha and the people of the state for supporting the criminal justice system in the country.
“Let me say, on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari that I am here to inaugurate the Nigerian Prisons, Owerri.”
“I congratulate Gov Okorocha for his support to the Federal Government of Nigeria in its efforts in handling the criminal Justice System.”
“Your role as Chief Security Officer speaks for itself. You have done well,”.
Governor Okorocha in his response appreciated President Buhari for allowing him to carry out a federal government project, he further stated that the people of the state will continue to support him.
Osibanjo had earlier inaugurated the new Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport upon his arrival in the state.
Other projects commissioned by the Vice President on behalf of the President include the new Police Headquarters, Free Mother & Child Hospital, Rochas Foundation Road and Somto Hospital.