IHEDIOHA PROBES CONTRACTS AWARDED BY THREE EX-GOVERNORS OF THE STATE

Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State has constituted a Judicial Commission of Inquiry to probe contracts awarded by three ex-governors of the state. The former governors are Achike Udenwa, Ikedi Ohakim and Rochas Okorocha. A statement issued in Owerri, the Imo State capital on Monday by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Chibuike Onyeukwu, disclosed that the probe included contacts awarded from 2006 to 2019. The chairman of the probe panel, according to the statement is Justice B.C Iheka, while a veteran journalist, Comfort Obi serves as the secretary. The statement…

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IMO TRADERS NEARLY LYNCHED FORMER GOVERNOR’S DAUGHTER AFTER DISCOVERY OF WAREHOUSE WHERE GOVT STOLEN PROPERTY WERE KEPT IN HER PREMISES

Amby Uneze in Owerri The first daughter of the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha and wife of the Action Alliance (AA) governorship candidate in Imo State, Mrs. Uloma Okorocha-Nwosu was Friday saved by the Imo State Police Command from being lynched by angry mobs over  Imo State Government properties allegedly found in her warehouse. The angered crowd comprising  traders from Alaba Market, Owerri and youths who witnessed the discovery of some of the alleged government properties hidden in the several containers inside the warehouses in Owerri. In the warehouses, owned…

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IMO GOVT UNCOVERS WAREHOUSE WHERE OKOROCHA KEPT LOOTED STATE PROPERTY, SEE PICS

Wale Odunsi  The Jasper Ndubuaku-led Imo State Committee on the Recovery of Moveable Assets belonging to the State Government, have made a breakthrough on their job. Acting on a tip off, the team discovered a massive warehouse Friday afternoon. The facility, located along Aba Road, is alleged to be belonging to Nkechi, wife of former Governor, Rochas Okorocha. Okorocha is now the senator representing Imo West Senatorial district. DAILY POST gathered that it took spirited intervention to stop the youths from setting the entire warehouse ablaze. The discovery of the…

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OKOROCHA DEMANDS APOLOGY FROM IHEDIOHA OVER ALLEGATION THAT HE AND HIS CRONIES STOLE 50BILLION NAIRA

Former Governor Rochas Okorocha has demanded an apology from his successor, Emeka Ihedioha, for his administration’s inability to prove its claim that he (Okorocha) and wife stole N50 billion belonging to the state. Okorocha said for accusing him of stealing such amount of money as well as incurring N20 billion debt for the state, that Ihedioha, the state Commissioner for Justice, Ndukwe Nnawuchi (SAN), and the chairman, Recovery of Moveable Assets, Jasper Ndubuaku, should apologise to him. Okorocha, now a serving senator representing Imo West, made the demand, noting that…

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AKACHI TOWER HAS NO PLACE IN IGBO CULTURE OR BELIEF, IT IS AN ISLAMIC SYMBOL OF OPPRESSION SAYS CATHOLIC PRIEST

Says it’s symbol of strange god One of the controversies generated by the former Governor of IMO State Owelle Rochas Okorocha was the erection of statues in the state. One of such statues was the Akachi monument which has since been partially pulled down immediately he left office. Following the partial demolition of the Akachi monument erected by the immediate past administration of Rochas Okorocha and the attendant controversy with claims and counter claims as to who ordered the demolition of the structure, a Catholic priest, Nathaniel N. Nduokwere, has come out to state…

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EMEKA IHEDIOHA SETS UP 8-MAN COMMITTEE TO PROBE OKOROCHA

The battle Lines are coming up quite quickly. Emeka Ihedioha, Governor of Imo State, has put together an eight-man committee to probe the financial dealings of Rochas Okorocha, immediate past Governor of the state. The committee, which will be headed by Dr. Abraham Nwankwo, was unveiled today by Chibuike Onyeukwu, Chief Press Secretary to the governor. The Financial Advisory Committee, as named by the governor, was tasked with the major responsibility of ascertaining and documenting the locations and balances on all bank accounts operated by Imo State government, its ministries,…

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IHEDIOHA FINALLY DECIDES WHAT TO DO WITH OKOROCHA AND HIS GOVERNMENT

Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State has vowed to recover all looted government properties, funds and private land unlawfully acquired by the immediate past administration. He said that a comprehensive list of all those involved in one criminal act or the other in the past administration would soon be compiled and forwarded to security agencies for necessary action in line with his vision to rebuild and rediscover the state. The governor stated this when he declared open a three-day retreat/orientation for members of the Ninth Assembly of the state House…

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IHEDIOHA CRIES OUT: OKOROCHA DID NOT LEAVE ANY FINANCIAL DOCUMENT ON THE STATE OF THE STATE FINANCE

The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has decried the failure of his immediate predecessor, Rochas Okorocha to handover documents containing the financial stance of the state to him. Ihedioha lamented that he has no documents showing the financial status of the state, hence the difficulty of his administration to hit the ground running. Against this backdrop, the governor said he asked all financial institution to stop transacting with his predecessor. The governor also decried the condition of the state’s Government House, saying he can’t work from office. He maintained…

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IMO ELECTION PETITIONS TRIBUNAL: AA WITHDRAWS FROM GUBER PETITION BY OKOROCHA’S IN-LAW

•Lawyers stall proceeding over party’s brief Former governor Rochas Okorocha’s son in-law, Uche Nwosu, yesterday, suffered a setback at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Owerri, as two lawyers, Chief Okey Ehieze and Chief Adeniyi Akintola (SAN), battled for who should represent the Action Alliance (AA), thus stalling proceedings. This is also as Nwosu’s party, AA, gave notice that it intends to withdraw from the petition at the Tribunal. While Akintola tried to convince the tribunal that he was representing Uche Nwosu and Action Alliance, Ehieze, however, argued and insisted that…

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UNKNOWN GUNMEN RAID OKOROCHA’S HOME

Former Gov. Rochas Okorocha The country home of the immediate past Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha in Ogboko, Ideato South Council Area of Imo State, was on Friday night raided by unknown gunmen, suspected to be hired assassins. According to a family source, the assailants arrived the governor’s residence at about 2 am and overpowered the security before gaining entrance into the main building. According to the source who pleaded anonymity, no valuable was removed but the former governor’s bedroom and other places were thoroughly ransacked, raising suspicion that the…

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