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Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma has announced the sack of Engr. Innocent Ikpamazie as the General Manager for Owerri Capital Development Authority (OCDA).
The news was made public in a release signed by Oguwike Nwachuku, Chief Press Secretary and Media Adviser to the Governor on Friday.
The release which was obtained by The Eastern Updates said, ‘Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has approved the appointment of Engr Francis Onyedikachi Chukwu as the new Special Adviser/ General Manager of Owerri Capital Development Authority (OCDA).’
He said with Engineer Chukwu’s appointment, Innocent Ikpamazie who was calling the shot at the OCDA with the same designation has been removed.
He said the appointment of Eng. Chukwu takes immediate effect.
He said, ‘the handing and taking over formalities are expected to be completed before close of work on Friday, November 19, 2021.
‘Governor Uzodimma has also admonished the new SA/ GM of OCDA to devote his energy and time to sanitize the agency and restore the confidence of the people in its activities.’
No formal reason was given for his dismissal however, some people close to the corridors of power believe it was a product of intense power play.
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