Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has rejected the appointment of his daughter, Uju Okorocha-Onwuka, into the board of the Federal College of Education (Tech), Omoku, Rivers State.
Uju is married to Dr. Uzoma Awuka, the son of Nigeria Minister of Education, State and former Secretary to Imo State Government, Prof. Anthony Anwuka.
In a statement released by his aide, Okorocha said he was unaware and called for whoever that was behind the appointment to withdraw it.
“The attention of the Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha has been drawn to the publication listing one of the daughters, Mrs. Uju Rochas Anwuka as a member of the Board of the Federal College of Education (Tech), Omoku.
“And it is important to swiftly state, with every sense of concern, that the governor had read about the appointment like every other Nigerian because he was never consulted or briefed on the appointment and that is why the whole thing looks suspicious.
“Otherwise, the person behind the appointment would have had the courtesy of either informing the father or the mother.
“The truth of the matter is that the governor’s daughter does not need the appointment. The governor has therefore asked whoever was behind the appointment to withdraw it since the daughter would not have needed the appointment, even if he had not become governor.
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