Alphonsus Gerald Irona Biography – Age, Career, Why he was arrested And Net worth Alphonsus Gerald Irona is a Nigerian politician who serves as deputy governor of Imo state.
He is 65 years old.
Irona was the running mate of Emeka Ihedioha who emerged winner at the 2019 gubernatorial election in Imo State.
Why he was arrested
Gerald Irona, the immediate past Deputy Governor of Imo State has been arrested by security operatives.
According to The Punch, he was arrested at about 10:15 am on Wednesday March 8, at his residence in Owerri, the Imo State capital.
He is reportedly being detained at the state police command based on alleged directives from the higher-ups, even after writing a statement and meeting bail conditions.
The arrest: Destiny Ugorji, Irona’s Media consultant, issued a statement alleging that the arrest was ordered by the Imo State government. Destiny said the arrest was an attempt to weaken the opposition party in the state.
She further alleged that Irona is being detained until after the state house of assembly elections slated for Saturday March 11.
His estimated net worth is not available at the moment.