The order was issued, hours later after Supreme Court declared Hope Uzodinma of APC as the authentic governor elect of the state on Tuesday.
According to the letter signed by Cosmos Iwu, director-general of Senator Hope Uzodinma campaign organization on behalf of the governor-elect, ordered the financial institutions to “post no debit” on all the accounts of the state domiciled in their banks till they were serve a notice from the elected governor.
The letter which was titled, “Order of post no debit on all accounts of Imo state government effective immediately 14 January 2020” stated that the order was a sequel to the apex court judgment which declared Uzodinma the new governor of the state.
read, “Following the Supreme Court judgment of 14 January 2020, I am directed by his excellency, Senator Hope Uzodinma, to take this as your authority/instruction to place a post no debit order on all accounts of the Imo state government maintained in your various institutions."
“You are by this letter directed to comply and await further instructions from the office of his excellency, the executive governor of Imo state. Thanks for your cooperation.”