EFCC Arrests Former Imo State Governor Okorocha

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested former Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha.

The Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, told the Punch newspaper thatOkorocha was arrested in Abuja.

Uwujaren, however, declined to comment on the reason for the arrest of the Senator representing Imo West Senatorial District.

When asked, the EFCC official said, “It is true, he (Okorocha) was arrested today in Abuja but we are not giving details.”

Okorocha’s latest arrest is coming weeks after operatives of the Imo State Police Command arrested him in February for allegedly unsealing Spring Palm Estate linked to his wife, Nkechi.

The ex-governor has been at loggerheads with his successor, Hope Uzodinma, who has vowed to recover all “diverted” assets.

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