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Otti freezes Abia govt accounts, dissolves all boards

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Governor Alex Otti of Abia State has directed the immediate freezing of all accounts of the state government and those of its agencies domiciled in every bank and financial institution across the state and the country.

The governor in a statement issued by his media office on Monday, May 29, said with this notice, all banks and other financial institutions in the country are directed to immediately cease from honouring any cheque, document, instrument, or directive of any kind not expressly approved by or emanating from him.

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Otti also directed the immediate dissolution of all boards of the Abia State government agencies and parastatals. He ordered the chief executives of these organisations to hand over to those next in line to them.