IMO STATE POLITICS: The Withdrawal Of My Security And Staff By Rochas Okorocha Signals Threat To My Life – Says Eze Madumere.

Prince Eze Madumere
Deputy Governor of Imo State.

The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere has condemned in its totality the unwarranted action of Governor, Rochas Okorocha in withdrawing most of the key staff attached to his Office as Deputy Governor.


In a statement made available to Newsmen by the Special Adviser to the Deputy Governor on Media, Uche Onwuchekwa, Madumere expresses shock as to the reason for the sudden withdrawal of the key members of the staff of his office, recalling that since his acquittal from the impeachment plot in the High Court seating in Owerri presided by Justice Benjamin Iheka, there has been gross disregard to his office as the Deputy Governor.

Prince Madumere lamented that his security aides have not been restored even after he had written to the appropriate authorities for almost two months running and as number two citizen of the State, expresses fear over his security with the resolve of the Commissioner of Police, CP Dasuki Galadanchi not to restore his security in spite of the court verdict since September 2018.

In the recent development, a memo with reference number HIS/S.29/S.1/t.3/1/807 signed on behalf of the Head of Service by Umelo K.O, dated 23rd October, 2018, 12 members of the staff were posted out of the Deputy Governor office where eight of them are operational staff and drivers while others are administrative staff, including Senior Staff on Data Processing.

The Deputy Governor however wish to inform the general public of the resolve by the State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha to cause him harm if not, make attempt on the life as it is the style of those who think they own Imo State, to remove whoever they think is standing on their way.

Madumere views the whole actions and inactions of the government of Imo State as wholly suspicious and a well-known old preparatory gimmicks before high profile heinous crimes like assassinations are committed and wish to notify the Inspector General of Police, Commissioner of Police, Imo State and other security agencies to take note of the suspicious actions and inactions of Imo State Government led by His Excellency, Owelle Rochas Okorocha OON.