What Uzodinma Mean By Checking Record Books Of Ohakim, Okorocha, Ihedioha

The new Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has ordered the Accountant-General of the state to within four days from Wednesday forward to him the comprehensive financial status of the state from May 29, 2010, till date.

The implication of this, according to a top government source from the state who spoke to BIGPEN Online, is that the governor wants to be abreast with the record books of the former governors of the state like Ikedi Ohakim, Rochas Okorocha and Emeka Ihedioha.

The moves is not necessarily a probe of the former administration, the source said, Thursday night.

Governor Uzodinma spoke on Wednesday night, during his inaugural speech immediately he was sworn in,

He had also ordered all permanent Secretaries of all the ministries in the state to within the same period forward to him the status of all the contracts awarded.

The governor had also ordered the immediate stoppage of payment of all ongoing contracts in the state, saying that he had forgiven those he said conspired to “rob me of hard-earned victory”.