AIC Akwarandu, Special Assistant to sacked Imo governor, Emeka Ihedioha, on New Media, has dismissed pictures claiming his principal cried after the Supreme Court sacked him.
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He said the pictures were taken on 20 December, 2019, during the reception organised for late Tony Okere, former Commissioner of Environment, at the Council Chambers.
“The picture circulating online does not in any way represent the mood of the Former Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, while the Supreme Court Judgment was announced,” the statement said.
“The pictures was taken on Friday, 20th Of December, 2019, when the then Governor received the body of His departed Commissioner for Environment, Late Hon. Tony Okere, at the Council Chambers.”
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“The State had organized a reception to pay last respect to the Commissioner at the Executive Chambers of Government House, Owerri.
“It is, therefore, wrong to assert that the picture was taken on the Day of the Supreme Court Judgment.”
Hope Uzodinma was pronounced the rightful governor of the state on Wednesday. He has since been sworn-in.