Ikpeazu suspends Chief of Staff for ‘spraying cash on Indaboski’ in the office

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Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has suspended Anthony Agbazuere, his Chief of Staff (CoS) over a video of him spraying money on Odumeje aka the ‘Indaboski’, which is currently trending online.

In the video shared on Twitter, Agbazuere is seen spraying naira notes on a dancing Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere, better known as Odumeje, controversial Onitsha-based clergyman.

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The date the video was shot is unknown but it appears to have been in Agbazuere’s office.

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Some Nigerians have expressed their reservations about the 27-second clip, calling on Ikpeazu to sanction Agbazuere.

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Some based their complaints on financial waste and others on disregard for the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) regulation against spraying or stepping on the naira.

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In a short statement on Sunday, Chris Ezem, secretary to the state government, announced that the CoS has been suspended immediately.

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“Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed the immediate suspension from office of the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Dr ACB Agbazuere.

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“The Permanent Secretary, Government House, Mr Alozie Odoemelam, will perform the duties of the office of Chief of Staff until further notice,” he said.

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