Uzodinma renames Heroes Square Owerri after Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu


Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has renamed the popular Heroes Square Stadium in the heart of Owerri, the Imo State capital, after the late Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu.

Admiral Kanu was the first Military Administrator of Old Imo State and Governor Uzodinma said that the late Naval officer’s administration impacted positively on the economy and infrastructure of Imo State.

At a brief ceremony to receive Admiral Kanu’s corpse on Wednesday at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri, as part of activities to mark his Lying-in- State and Commendation Service at the Imo State Government House, Governor Uzodinma said the credit for the Owerri Master Plan goes to Admiral Kanu.

The Governor, therefore, proceeded to rename Heroes Square after the deceased officer – Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu Heroes square, noting that the decision was reached after due consultation and application of the Executive Order as it applies to his office.