Otti orders freezing of state accounts, dissolution of all boards



Ogbonnaya Ikokwu, Umuahia

The Abia State Governor Alex Otti, has directed the immediate freezing of all accounts of the Abia State Government and those of its agencies domiciled in every bank and financial institution across the State and the Federation.

The Governor in a statement issued
by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicit Mr Ferdinand Ekeoma,
on Tuesday said with the notice, all banks and other financial institutions in the country are directed to immediately seize from honouring any cheque, document, instrument or directive of any kind not expressly approved by or emanating from him.

Similarly, the governor also directed the immediate dissolution of all boards of the Abia State Government agencies and parastatals, adding that the chief executives of those organisations to hand over to those next in line to them.