Alleged Misappropriation: Oparaugo wants Mbaitoli LG boss investigated, sacked by Imo Gov. …Vows to petition EFCC, ICPC . …Mbah: It’s cheap blackmail from my detractors

A renouned Community leader in Umuomumu Mbieri in Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State, Engr Chimaroke Oparaugo has called on Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha to urgently. Investigate and sack the Interim Management Committee ,Chairman, Hon. Canice Mbah over alleged misappropriation and mismanagement of the Council fund.
Engr.Oparaugo who said the removal of the Chairman had become imperative to pave way for the injection of a seasoned administrator with fresh ideas, like the Imo governor, to manage the activities of the LGA .
“The leadership of the Peoples’ Democratic Party ,PDP in Mbaitoli can not give us a road side mechanic who had never manage #500 thousand to manage the affairs of the largest council area in Nigeria.,he further alleged ”
The renowned philanthropist said, “the reasonable thing to do is for the governor as father of the state to ask Mba to vacate the seat and replace him with a seasoned administrator”.
The community leader said the kind of attitude that the council boss exhibits is not in tandem with Gov Ihedioha’s vision for Imo State.
He insisted that allowing the underper forming chairman of the council to continue in his position, given the problems confronting the LGA would not be in the best interest of the people.
He appealed to the governor to quickly remove Mbah and replace him with a sound mind like Hon Henry Nwawuba , Hon Okey Onyekanma .
The young and vibrant Oparaugo further alleged that the IMC Chairman doesn’t know his left from right ,even as he alleged that the council boss has allegedly wastes the the council allocation on frivolities.
He vowed to petition the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, and other crime agencies to intervene if Mba doesn’t give account of how he has mismanaged the council allocation within 14days .
Speaking further, he queried ,” how could Gov Ihedioha who is seen as a man of due process and well known for his prudence allow few leaders in Mbaitoli to hand pick a political neophyte for our people.
“We are giving you Mba 14days to give account of his stewardship since he took over as the council boss”.
He said information making the rounds claim that Mba’s tenure in office is a complete mess and total jamboree alleging that the council allocation was being shared in a particular hotel in Owerri among him and his cronies.
“We as a people condemn a situation where someone will issue contract without due process and any form of contract bidding and we seize this platform to appeal to Gov Ihedioha to please investigate this claims”.
The governor has done well by giving us great minds and Imo finest leaders such as Nwawuba Onyekanma ,so he should get us an administrator like himself(governor) to man the affairs of our LGA.
When contacted, the Mbaitoli local government helmsman,Hon Mbah accused Engr Oparaugo as a blackmailer who was sent by his political detractors to spread falsehood against him.
Hon Mbah further said that his detractors are afraid of his rising political profile, coupled with his achievements since his assumption of office as the Interim Management Committee, chairman of Mbaitoli Local Government Area.

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