Senator Hope Uzodinma, the governor-elect of Imo State, has directed all banks to freeze accounts belonging to the state government.
Cosmas Iwu, Director-General, Hope Uzodinma’s Campaign Organisation, gave the directives in a letter addressed to the regional directors and managers of all the financial institutions in the state.
According to the ‘Order of Post No Debit’ issued Iwu noted that no bank should honour any transaction from the government of Chief Emeka Ihedioha or his officials.
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The document, which was issued on January 14, 2020, titled ‘Order of Post No Debit on all accounts of Imo State Government Effective Immediately 14th January 2020’, 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.”
Senator Uzodinma was on Tuesday declared the dully-elected governor of Imo State following a Supreme Court judgment which sacked the administration of Chief Emeka Ihedioha.