I’ve not resigned as Imo Deputy Govornor, says Prof. Njoku



 Prof. Placid Njoku says he has not resigned as Deputy Governor of Imo.

This is contained in a statement by Njoku’s Chief Press Secretary, Ozioma Ukwuoma in Owerri on Thursday.

Njoku dismissed social media reports that he resigned as baseless and urged the good of Imo and the general public disregard the reports.

“My attention has been drawn the fake news circulating in the social media purporting that the deputy governor of Imo, Prof. Placid Njoku has resigned.

“While it remains our practice ignore such baseless stories, the need put the truth out concerned Imo citizens has necessitated this rebuttal.

“This story has no iota of truth in it but is a mere figment of the imaginations of those working against the government and of Imo State.

“Prof. Njoku enjoys a robust working with boss, Gov. Hope Uzodimma, and indeed with every member of the state executive council, including members of the state legislature,’’ he said.

Ukwuoma urged the to disregard such unfounded rumour and continue to support efforts to sustain the and development of the state. (NAN)