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IMO: Traditional rulers back Ihedioha’s probe of ex-Gov. Okorocha

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IMO: Traditional rulers back Ihedioha's probe of ex-Gov. Okorocha

Traditional rulers in Imo State on Wednesday threw their weight behind the decision of the administration of Governor Emeka Ihedioha to probe the tenure of the immediate past governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha.

The Chairman of the council, Eze Samuel Ohiri, disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday, at the end of an emergency meeting of the council where the resolution was taken.

According to him, after a critical examination of the situation of Imo, the council deemed it imperative that Okorocha must be probed, adding that the latest discovery that Okorocha allegedly spent N10 billion to build police headquarters called for a serious probe.

He said: “After the emergency meeting of all the traditional rulers, we resolved to encourage Ihedioha to ensure that all the government properties illegally acquired by the former governor and his cronies were recovered to Imo.

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“We also want to use this opportunity to call on the Inspector General of Police to return the money used in building the police headquarters,” he said.

Continuing, the royal father insisted that “Imo does not have money to spend on Federal Government’s projects. FG is supposed to show its presence in Imo, not Imo building projects for FG.”

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