Imo State governorship flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, CON, has promised to run a transparent and participatory government if the citizenry gives him their mandate in 2019. Ihedioha Ihedioha, according to a press statement signed by his media aide, Mr. Chibuike Onyeukwu, made the promise while addressing a cross-section of Imo indigenes in Garland, Texas, United States of America. “I want to reiterate my promise that when by the grace of God, I am elected the governor of our state, I will run an open and participatory government. My administration will broaden the base of government to give all the marginalized and deprived sections of our state, a true sense of belonging”, Ihedioha told his hosts. The former deputy speaker decried “decay in Imo State,” pointing out that “everybody, including those in diaspora are affected. “Whether you like Rochas Okorocha or not, Imo is our state and he is our Governor. So, his actions have positive or negative impact on us,” he said.