Former Imo LG Boss, Contractor, Declared Wanted Over Contract ScamLatest News, News From The State Sunday, May 25th, 2014
IGNATIUS OKPARA, Owerri
￼￼￼￼￼￼￼￼Erstwhile Sole Administrator of Onuimo local government area of Imo State, Hon. Jeff Imo and Managing Director of LUFRANZA Construction Services have been declared wanted, following their involvement in a failed and abandoned road contracts.
In a letter signed by Chairman of the Task Force Committee on Rural Roads in Imo State, Sir Jude Ejiogu, made available to newsmen on Saturday, affirmed that “following the Committee’s constant invitation and their refusal to attend meetings to explain their involvement in the contracts scam, the Committee decided to declare them wanted”.
The Committee therefore gave the suspects 48 hours to submit themselves to the Imo state Commissioner of Police, or the Director of the Department of State Security Service DSS .
It also pleaded with Imolites and the general public to report any useful information that would lead to the immediate arrest of the suspects to any nearest Police station.
In a related development, the Committee also directed some contractors handling rural road projects in Ikeduru local government area of the state to submit themselves to the office of the Commissioner of Police, Imo State Command or the Director of the State Security Service within 48 hours or be declared wanted for the same offence.
The contractors includes, A.I.L Construction Company, Hyfield and Allied Services, Bontex Construction Company, and Wons Engineering Company Limited respectively.
The Committee explained that the action was in line with the Governor Rochas Okorocha’s government led rescue mission determination to rid the state of all forms of corruption.
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