Uzodinma asks banks to freeze Imo accounts

Chidi Samuel| Following Monday’s supreme court verdict which sacked Emeka Ihedioha and affirmed Hope Uzodinma on Tuesday as the governor-elect of Imo state, the APC flag bearer has asked banks to freeze the accounts of the state government.

The directive came hours after the supreme court verdict, was signed by Cosmos Iwu, director-general of Uzodinma’s campaign.

In a letter dated January 14 and addressed to regional heads of banks and made available to Alabingo.com, the governor-elect instructed the banks to place a post-no-debit order on the state government’s accounts in their care.

The letter read, “Following the Supreme Court judgment of 14 January 2020, I am directed by his excellency, Senator Hope Uzodinma, to take this as your authority/instruction to place a post no debit order on all accounts of the Imo state government maintained in your various institutions.”

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“You are by this letter directed to comply and await further instructions from the office of his excellency, the executive governor of Imo state. Thanks for your cooperation.”

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