The 27 native authorities chairmen and councillors who served underneath former Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha in 2018, have been warned in opposition to their purported plans to forcefully take over council workplaces on November 30.
In a press launch signed by the Lawyer Basic and Commissioner for Justice of the State, Barr. C. O. C Akaolisa, he said that the chairmen have been dissolved by the Ihedioha-led authorities and new Interim council chairmen have been constituted by the previous Governor (Emeka Ihedioha).
It additional recalled that very same state of affairs happened underneath Rochas Okorocha when he dissolved Ikedi Ohakim’s council chairmen.
In accordance with the discharge, “the purported council election was performed a number of months to Okorocha’s finish of eight years. The previous Governor ran the council with transition committee for seven years and a few months.
“On assumption of workplace, Senator Hope Uzodinma dissolved the Interim Administration Committee arrange by Emeka Ihedioha.
“It’s, due to this fact, essential to state categorically that Governor Hope Uzodinma didn’t dissolve any elected native authorities council within the State.
“The administration will obey the ultimate choice of the courts of our land. We will neither be pressured nor blackmailed into succumbing to the antics of any individual or group of individuals on issues legitimately earlier than the courts.
“It’s regrettable that the identical individuals who sought judicial definition of their proper in accordance with the rule of legislation are the identical individuals threatening to take the legal guidelines into their arms by breaking into the LGA councils regardless of the order of the Court docket of Attraction for upkeep of the established order ante bellium.”
In the meantime, the federal government has warned the protesting native authorities chairmen to rescind their choice to invade the council headquarters or have themselves responsible.