Okezie Ikpeazu, Governor of Abia State Nigeria has ordered the immediate suspension from office of the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Dr. ACB Agbazuere over trending video with Popular Odumeje.
In the video shared on Twitter, Agbazuere is seen spraying naira notes on a dancing Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere, better known as Odumeje, controversial Onitsha-based clergyman.
The video generated an uproar on social media with many condemning the action of the public officer.
According to a Press Release signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Barrister Chris Ezem, Governor Ikpeazu direct the Permanent Secretary, Government House, Mr. Alozie Odoemelam, to perform the duties of the office of Chief of Staff until further notice.
The Press Release reads in part:
“Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed the immediate suspension from office of the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Dr ACB Agbazuere.”
Barr Chris Ezem
Secretary to the State Government
The position of the Chief of Staff to the Governor should come with a high moral behavior that drives leadership interactions.
If I were to be the Governor of Abia state, Dr. A.B.C. Agbazuere would have lost this position the minute I see this video.
— E.J. (@Enwagboso) December 6, 2020