Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha has fired the chief executives of all statutory boards and parastatals in the state.
Also sent packing were all heads of commissions, corporations and agencies as well as political appointees.
The development came less than 24 hours after Ihedioha suspended the chairmen of the 27 councils along with their deputies and councillors.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Chibuike Onyeukwu, said the action is in the overriding public interest, and in order to give government an opportunity to execute the policies, programmes and agenda that brought it into power.
He said the governor had appointed interim management committees for the councils