Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, the Governor of Imo State, has removed chief executives of all statutory boards and parastatals in the state. Including all the heads of corporations, commissions, and agencies in the state.
It could be recalled that the governor has also just suspended all Local Government chairmen, their deputies and councillors in the state.
Ihedioha in a statement issued in Owerri on Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Chibuike Onyeukwu, said that the decision was taken in public interest.
The statement read “Governor Emeka Ihedioha CON, has approved the removal from office, the chief executives of all statutory boards, corporations, commissions, agencies and parastatals of Imo State. This is pursuant to the relevant laws, in particular, the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”
“The action is in overriding public interest, and in order to give government an opportunity to execute the policies, programmes and agenda that brought it into power.”
“Consequently, the chief executives are directed to hand over the affairs of their various establishments to the most senior civil servants.”