By Emeka Obi
Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, has sacked the state Accountant General, Mr Donald Igbo.
The governor, however, announced Mr. Obieze Chukwukama as Igbo’s replacement.
Uzodinma confirmed the development in a statement signed by his spokesperson, Oguwike Nwachukwu on Tuesday.
The statement said, “Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has appointed Mr Obieze Valentine Chukwukama as the new Accountant-General of the state.
“Chukwukama takes over from Mr Donald Igbo and the appointment is with immediate effect according to a letter from the Office of the Principal Secretary to the Governor, Dr Irene Chima.
“I am directed to inform you that His Excellency, Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodimma, the Governor of Imo State, has approved the appointment of Obieze Valentine Chukwukama as the new Accountant-General of Imo State. The appointment is with immediate effect.”
“You are, therefore, requested to stop any further transaction with the former Accountant-General, Mr Donald Igbo, and to this effect, all the necessary changes in respect to the accounts of the Imo State Government with you.”