The Governor of Abia State, Alex Otti, OFR, has directed the immediate freezing of all accounts of the Abia state Government and those of its agencies domiciled in every bank and financial institutions across the State and the Federation.
The Governor in a statement issued by Ferdinand Ekeoma, Special Adviser on Media, said with this 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, Governor Otti directed the immediate dissolution of all boards of the Abia State Government agencies and parastatals and subsequently ordered the chief executives of these organizations to hand over to those next in line to them.
Meanwhile, The Governor of Abia state, Dr. Alex Otti, OFR has approved the appointment of the following persons:
Prof. Kenneth Kalu as Secretary to the State Government
Pastor Caleb Ajagba, PhD as Chief of Staff to the Governor
Dr. Ngozi Okoronkwo as Special Adviser Health Care Delivery Services
Ferdinand Ekeoma as Special Adviser Media and Publicity
Mr. Kazie Uko as Chief Press Secretary to the Governor
Mrs. Njum Onyemenam as Accountant General