According to Rochas Okorocha, each of the statues of some African leaders erected in the state capital, Owerri cost between N400,000 and N500,000.
He revealed this through Dr. Ebere Nzeworji, Special Assistant to the Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha on Electronic Media
He was reacting to reports that N520 million was spent on each.
The Governor’s aide spoke in an interview with Peoples’ Voice at Darlying FM in Owerri.
The official said “it was not true that millions were spent on erecting statue.”