The governor-elect of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has issued an order freezing all bank accounts belonging to the state government with effect from yesterday January 14, 2020.
According to a statement released by the Director-General, Hope Uzodinma’s Campaign Organisation, Chief Cosmas Iwu, the governor elect instructed that no bank should honor any transaction request from any member of the Emeka Ihedioha-led government. The statement reads:
“Following the Supreme Court judgment of 14th January 2020, I am directed by His Excellency, Senator Hope Uzodinma to take this to your authority/instruction to place a Post No Debit (PND) order on all accounts of the Imo State Government maintained in your various institutions.
“You are by this letter, directed to comply and await further instructions from the office of his excellency, the Executive Governor of Imo state”.
The Supreme court yesterday annulled the election of Emeka Ihedioha and declared Hope Uzodinma winner of the state’s March 9th 2019 governorship election.