The sacked Imo State Governor Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has headed to the State High Court, Owerri, to seek an order to stop the Imo State House of Assembly from contributing investigations against him over allegations of a missing N19.63 billions.
The supposed missing fund was alleged to have disappeared from the Imo State Local Governments Accounts between May and December of 2019.
The former Deputy Speaker of the Federal Republic of Nigeria prayed the court to grant an order of perpetual injunction restraining the Imo State House of Assembly from inviting him as the House commences investigations into the alleged missing LG funds.
Respondents to the suit filed by Ihedioha and instituted on May 5, include the Speaker and the Clerk of the Imo State House of Assembly.
The suit is also requesting for an order from the court to stop any form of summon or invitation to Emeka Ihedioha by the Imo State House of Assembly or its agents compelling him to appear before it over the said LG funds
The said money was reported missing after the release of an interim audit report carried out by the Imo State Auditor General for Local government and Chieftaincy affairs which detailed how N19.63Billion supposedly disappeared from the Local governments Accounts between May to December 31st 2019.
Ihedioha have been away from public view since the Supreme Court verdict that saw him out of office and declared Gov Hope Uzodinma as the governor of Imo State.
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