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Uzodinma hits Aso Rock, demands N32bn refund from Buhari

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 03:03 pm

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma on Thursday visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja to demand refund of N32 billion which the state spent on repair of federal roads.

Uzodinma told State House Correspondents after the meeting that the state was in serious financial distress, saying that if the fund was released, it would enable the state pay salary and pension arrears.

He said the consultant engaged revealed that Imo spent N32 billion to repair federal roads in the previous administrations.

According to him, he had briefed that president on the situation of things in the State and that he was hopeful the president would come to their aid.