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Imo govt uncovers warehouse Okorocha’s family kept looted properties (Photos)

Imo State committee on recovery of government assets led by Jasper Ndubuaku  has recovered some properties belonging to the State Government.

It was gathered that they made their discovery following a tip off. The team discovered a massive warehouse this Friday afternoon.

The facility, located along Aba Road, is alleged to be belonging to Nkechi, wife of former Governor, Rochas Okorocha.

It was gathered that it took spirited intervention to stop the youths from setting the entire warehouse ablaze.

The discovery of the warehouse follows the sealing off of an estate also allegedly owned by Nkechi.

The property is located in the Akachi area of Owerri, the state capital.

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The blocks of flat and bungalow were allegedly built with state funds and proceeds of corruption. 

EFCC, had on Wednesday confirmed the seizure of assets and properties link to Okorocha, his wife, daughter as well as associates including son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, who served as his Chief of Staff.

A statement by its spokesman, Tony Orilade said “the marking of the properties which is a fall-out of our painstaking investigation, is as a result of the failure of the suspects to honour the Commission’s invitation for questioning on the propriety of their acquisition”.

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