Billionaire businessman Arthur Eze has threatened to sue Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano for allegedly withholding cash meant for conventional rulers within the state.
Eze acknowledged this on Sunday throughout a gathering with monarchs on the palace of the normal ruler of Ukwulu neighborhood Igwe Peter Uyanwa in Dunukofia Native Authorities Space.
The oil mogul mentioned a nationwide coverage was arrange through the Sani Abacha regime which allowed 5 per cent of native authorities allocation to be allotted to conventional establishments.
“Within the north and within the south-west, they nonetheless pay the 5 per cent of the native authorities allocations to the normal establishments. Within the south-east, solely Enugu State pays that. Down right here, that’s not the case,” he mentioned.
“What’s Obiano doing with that cash? He isn’t constructing industries, nothing. What’s he doing with the cash meant to maintain our conventional establishments robust?
“In a number of days’ time, I’ll take him to court docket to clarify why he’s not paying our conventional rulers that cash. That’s wickedness. Igbo folks hate themselves.”
Eze had just lately made identical scathing assertion in regards to the Igbo, saying they don’t love themselves.
A spokesperson for the monarchs Igwe Peter Uyanwa counseled President Muhammadu Buhari for his dedication in the direction of finishing the Second Niger Bridge.
He mentioned the challenge was a sworn statement of Buhari’s love for the area.
“We thank Buhari for the Second Niger Bridge, the Onitsha – Owerri Expressway, the Enugu – Onitsha Expressway, the Akanu Ibiam Worldwide Airport, zonal police headquarters (zone13) in Anambra,” he mentioned.