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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, has said ”70% of Ndigbo do not listen to news and do not read newspapers.” He stated this on Imo Broadcasting Corporation, IBC, Owerri, through his Commissioner for Information, Obinna Nshirim. 

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He said: ”While others were enjoying their Christmas, I was moving around because it is my duty as information commissioner to know how far I have informed the people as well as to get feedback from them.

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I discovered to, my horror, that our people are not informed. 70% of Igbo do not listen to news, they do not read newspapers. We say we are intelligent, we say we are informed but that Hausa boy that cleans your shoe has a radio in his pocket.” 

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