By CHIDIEBERE ENYIA
The Imo State government has said it is doing well in carrying out reforms in the local government system in the state.
The state Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Ruby Emele made the assertion on Thursday during the presentation of a book in Owerri, the state capital.
The book entitled; “Local Government Administration in Nigeria Evolution, Reforms and Practice was written by Nze Chukwuma Nwachukwu, a retired Permanent Secretary.
Emele, who traced the evolution of the local government extolled the author for the energy and time he devoted in writing the book.
She urged all to read the book to understand the dynamics and functions of the local governments.
The Chairman of the occasion and former Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Physical Planning, Bon Unachukwu lauded the author for devoting his time in articulating his vast knowledge and experience.
Unachukwu said the book would enrich the knowledge of many on local government administration.
He recommended the book to students and all those interested in local government administration.
The book reviewer, Joe Anosike described the book as a compendium of the historical evolution of the local government system in Nigeria.
Dignitaries who graced the occasion included Lady Rosemary K. Izuogu, Chairman, Local Government Service Commission, Imo State and former Deputy Governor of Imo State, Chief Ada Okwuonu.