Imo State government has suied a former governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha to court for inciting his supporters to disobey the Governor Emeka Ihedioha-led administration in the state.
The state’s attorney-general on behalf of the state government filed a suit with reference number OW/MISC.79/2019, at the Owerri district of the magistrate’s court.
In the suit, the attorney-general alleged that Mr Okorocha made seditious and inciting statements against the government, “even on air using his radio station, Reach FM”.
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The attorney-general also alleged that Okorocha, now a senator, spent more time in Owerri, “cavorting with his retinue of well-armed thugs and urchins referred to as ‘Ohaji Boys’ whom he employed to cause
The Imo government had alleged that Ihedioha’s aide was beaten to a pulp when he went to Mr Okorocha’s Spibat residence to serve the former governor court papers.
Mr Okorocha is to appear in court on October 8.