The newly sworn-in governor of Imo state, Senator Hope Uzodinma on Wednesday ordered for the probe of three of his predecessors immediately after he was sworn-in,
The former governors whose financial transactions are to be examined are Ikedi Ohakim, Rochas Okorocha and Emeka Ihedioha.
The governor who gave the order in his inaugural speech ordered the Accountant General of the state to within four days from Wednesday forward to him the comprehensive financial status of the state from May 29, 2010, till date.
He equally ordered all permanent Secretaries of all the ministries in the state to within the same period forward to him the status of all the contracts awarded.
The governor ordered the immediate stoppage of payment of all ongoing contracts in the state.
He said that his administration was anchored on rehabilitation, reconstruction and recovery, adding that he would revive the state and make it working again.
Uzodinma said that he had forgiven those he said conspired to “rob me of hard-earned victory”. But, thanked the the judiciary for demonstrating huge bravery by declaring him the duly elected governor of the state.
The governor also dedicated his victory to God.