Ebonyi State Governor petitioned by Consultant on alleged threat to life

A Nigerian citizen and Abuja-based businessman and as well a financial consultant by name, Dr. Ibe Maurice, has recently petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alkali Baba on an alleged threat to his life by Ebonyi State Governor, Engr. David Umahi

According to the petition signed by Dr. Ibe’s counsel, Charles Ude who vividly stated that the governor engaged the services of his consultancy firm to recover $119.4 million being an over-deduction and miscellaneous charges which was wrongfully made by the federal government on foreign loans utilized by the government of Ebonyi State from 1995 till 2002.

Still speaking, he allegedly stated that the governor defaulted in the payment of the consultancy’s fees which was agreeable with his firm, forcing him to seek legal redress.

Dr. Ibe Maurice, who happen to be the Chief Executive Officer of Maurtiz Walton Nigeria Limited, Located in Abuja the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria, said that since a federal high court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State ruled in favour of the firm, that the governor had resorted to using policemen in the Ebonyi state command metropolis to witch hunt him.

He also posited that he Dr. Ibe had noticed clandestine moves by some policemen around his home and office premises in an unmarked vehicles, which he has reasons to suspect the men were acting on the bold instructions of the Ebonyi State Governor.

Dr. Ibe went ahead to urge the Inspector General of Police to proactively take valid steps necessary to protect him from being attacked or abducted by the policemen.

But based on report, Governor Umahi has denied that he has no knowledge of the consultant’s claims and has no business engagements with him

According to the governor’s aide on media, Mr. Oko Chuks, who told daily trust that ever since Dr. Ibe claimed he had petitioned the Inspector General of Police, that the police authorities should be allowed to carry out their duty properly

Mr. Oko, went ahead to say that Ebonyi State does not know any Dr. Ibe Maurice and since he has reported to the police that he should allow them carry out their duty.

He also said, That the police should be bold enough to make Dr. Ibe face the law if they discover that he is making false claims in order to paint the image of the governor bad.

That such has occurred, people wake up and make false imagination of all sorts of things just to distract and draw the attention of the governor and that this one won’t sell at all.

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