The immediate past governor of Imo state and the senator representing Imo west senatorial zone, Senator Rochas Okorocha has called for the creation of ministry of happiness. He made the call on the floor of the senate today while contributing to a motion raised by Senator Theodore Orji seeking the ban of insecticides like snipper. Senator Okorocha is of the opinion that creating such a ministry will curtail the rate of suicide in the country
. The senate today made a resolution following this deliberation to urge the federal government to ban the production, importation and circulation of sniper insecticide in the country. Sniper has been identified as a poison which many have committed suicide with.
However the senate has not taken a stand on the need to create the ministry of happiness yet. We can recall that Owelle Okorocha created such a controversial ministry in Imo state when he was the governor