Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State, has set the ball rolling for a probe against his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha.

In a statement signed by Secretary to the State Government, Hon.Uche Onyeagocha, he said a Financial Advisory Commitee for the State Government has been set up to among other things, “ascertain and document the locations and balances of all bank accounts operated by Imo State Government, it’s Ministries, Departments and Agencies as at May 29, 2019.

Other terms of reference of the Commitee headed by Dr.Abraham Nwankwo, include “to review all financial transactions and where necessary a forensic audit, with a view to ascertaining sources of funds and the application of same.

” To review suchdisbursement/applications of State resources to ascertain the propriety of charges levied on accounts, interest payment on loans and deposits where applicable, authorization

The Commitee was also directed to review the operations of the Imo State Board of Internal Revenue (BIR) with a view to recommending appropriate strategies to reposition the agency for better performance and sustained growth.

Prior to the set up of the commitee, the Governor had in his inaugural speech said Okorocha will give account of his eight years reign as Governor.

Okorocha in his farewell message claimed he left behind N42.5 billion naria for the incoming Governor.



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