South African President, Jacob Zuma Conferred Chieftaincy Title In Imo

Henrietta Strickland
October 15, 2017

"President Zuma is not here in Nigeria for any social interaction or any political reasons, he is in Nigeria for Humanitarian reasons", he said.

The conferment of chieftaincy title on the South African president is part of the activities scheduled for his two-day visit to the country, following a State visit to Zambia. He was confered a traditional chieftaincy title by the state governor, a road was named after him and then, a statue of him unveiled in Owerri city.

The President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, and the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, have agreed to jointly work on giving free education to indigent children in Africa.

He visited the country as the chairperson of SADC to assist the government and the people of the DRC to achieve sustainable peace, security and stability. Mr. Zuma has not said a word but I don't blame him.

The group also condemned the content of Mr. Zuma's speech, in which he stated that an "external conspiracy" has prevented Africa from developing while failing to recognize the role of corruption in underdevelopment.

In asking President Zuma to address officials of Imo State government, is Governor Okorocha not aware that the people of South Africa are now demanding the resignation of a leader who has brought shame and dishonour to the country of Nelson Mandela?

He also addressed a group of Nigerian youths in the state.

He spoke in Owerri, the Imo State capital, while signing a memorandum of understanding between his foundation, The Jacobs G. Zuma Foundation, and The Rochas Foundation College System.

Last year, a South African Court ruled that Mr. Zuma violated the constitution by using public funds to upgrade his private residence, leading to the president apologizing to his countrymen.

On Friday, the Supreme Court of Appeal ruled that Mr. Zuma must face prosecution over nearly 800 charges of corruption relating to an arms deal in the 1990s.

The governor said poverty nearly denied him education.

"Is the APC governor not aware that South Africans are marching on the streets to demand "Zuma Must Go" over his corrupt practices?" I must tell you that this Africa must be different.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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