First daughter of the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas
Okorocha, Uloma Nwosu and two others, have filed a legal suit against
Governor Emeka Ihedioha, Igbere TV reports.
Others joined in
the suit as respondents before a Federal High Court include Imo State
Commissioner of Police and four others over the invasion of her shopping
complex, House of Freeda Limited.
Others are the State
Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Ndukwe Nnawuchi; Chairman
of the Imo State Task Force on Recovery of Government Assets, Jasper
Ndubuaku; Kenneth Anaeme, and Christian Obiano.
seeks the award of “N5 billion as exemplary damages against the
respondents for forcibly invading the premises of the first applicant
known as and called House of Freeda.”
Several persons were injured on June 27 when armed youths attached to the task force invaded the shopping mall.
invasion was said to have been spearheaded by Mr Ndubuaku who had
alleged that Mr Okorocha and members of his family carted away
government property such as generating sets, chairs, television sets,
kitchen utensils, beddings and cutlery all valued at over N50 billion.
The men left the mall with merchandise including electronic appliances which they alleged belonged to the government.
Sources said they were aided by armed policemen.
A sales representative alleged that the men also made away with N12.5 million cash.