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Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has said he was not indebted to any pensioner or civil servant in the state.
The governor said over 40, 000 civil servants and 21,000 pensioners had been paid up to date in the state.
The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, who briefed journalists in Owerri, the state capital, accused the opposition of inciting the people against the government.
Brandishing a nominal list, Emelumba said the government had paid every eligible civil servant and pensioner in the state .
He said the opposition was committed to painting the government in a bad light.
Emelumba disclosed that civil servants and pensioners were paid between 23 and 24 of December.
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