Though the order was later rescinded, the people of the zone had been staying indoors over fears of being attacked by IPOB members
Browsing: Hope Uzodinma
He disclosed this while addressing newsmen at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri on Saturday.
Ohakim, a one term governor of Imo State elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, formally joined the APC on Tuesday
Uzodinma presented the cheques on Thursday during condolence visits to the Army and Air Force bases in the state
This was contained in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary and Media Adviser to the Governor, Oguwike Nwachukwu, made available to journalists in Owerri
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Oguwike Nwachuku, disclosed this in a statement in Owerri on Thursday
This was disclosed in a statement made available to The Eagle Online by the spokesman of the Command, Bala Elkana, who also disclosed that some of those who attacked the country home of the Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, have also been arrested
He said: “Over 400 of those who carried out the threats on the state in the past have been arrested. The good thing is that over 70 per cent of them are not Igbo.
Seven Governors elected on the platform of the APC had on Wednesday stormed Calabar, the Cross River State capital, for a meeting with Ayade
Describing the ugly incident as devastating and evil, Kalu commended Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state and Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state for their collective efforts in a bid to rescue the victims from the criminals.
The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Hope Uzodinma on Gender and Vulnerable Groups, Northern Affairs (Men), Suleiman Ibrahim, confirmed this through a telephone call in Owerri on Monday.
The spokesman of the IPOB, Emma Powerful, denied the involvement of the proscribed group in a statement on Sunday
The Media and Publicity Secretary of IPOB, Emm Powerful, disclosed this during an interview on Channels Television programme: “Sunday Politics.”
The NGF Chairman and Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, in a statement he issued in Abuja on Sunday, described it as criminality taken too far
The command’s Spokesperson, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Owerri.
Recall that on Saturday, the country home of the Governor was attacked and razed by fire, with properties and vehicles getting burnt to ashes.
The Nigerian Army on Saturday said it had led a combined team of security forces to raid “the operational Headquarters of the IPOB/ESN terrorists in Awomama Village, Oru East LGA of Imo State.”
The attack came less than 24 hours after Uzodinma met with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja, blaming politicians for the insecurity in the country
Uzodinma, who spoke to State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with the President on Friday in Abuja, said some politicians were responsible for the rising cases of banditry in parts of the country.
At a security stakeholders meeting in Owerri, the state capital on Thursday which had in attendance the newly deployed Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of zone 9, Umuahia, Ekim Okon, the governor said that traditional rulers must begin to take responsibilities for what happens in their communities.