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Call Okorocha to order; stop him from looting Imo, group tells Buhari, APC

By Charles Ogugbuaja, Owerri on 16/04/2019

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•Governor Okorocha
•Governor Okorocha

 Media Initiative against Injustice, Violence and Corruption (MIIVOC) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to beckon the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, to protect the state’s property from looters.

In a statement yesterday by the Communications Officer, Philip Inyang, the executive director of MIIVOC, Dr. Walter Duru, warned against the consequences of looting after May 29. He was addressing journalists in Owerri, in the face of accusations and counter-accusations over massive looting of the state’s property.

While the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and some civil society organisations (CSOs) in the state accuse Okorocha of spearheading the looting, the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo, accuse the PDP in the state.

The statement read: “We are concerned over the irresponsible looting of property belonging to the people of Imo State. We initially took this with a pinch of salt, until people were caught red-handed last Thursday making away with valuables belonging to the state at Heroes Square, Owerri.

Younger brother to the governor, Jude Okorocha, was reportedly seen at the scene of the looting. Trucks were being used to carry valuables such as seats, building rods, streetlights, among others. But for the swift intervention of some eagled-eyed youths of the state, they would have succeeded in moving the materials to unknown destinations.

“We are reliably informed that a similar thing happened at the state-owned Imo International Conference Centre (IICC), where chairs, air conditioners and other valuables were also illegally removed. Just two weeks ago, some vehicles belonging to the state government were said to have been recovered somewhere in Abia State, where they were allegedly auctioned.

“If for any reason, Governor Okorocha claims not to be aware that such pedestrian criminality is going on under his watch, then, he must take immediate steps to recover all the properties of the state that have been stolen under his watch.”

Sourced from The Guardian report

Source News Express

Posted 16/04/2019 12:22:28 PM

 

 

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